Shark attack at Oakura Beach, Taranaki, North Island, New Zealand

Shark attack details: Oakura Beach, Taranaki, North Island, 08-Jan-1966
Date of attack: Jan 8th 1966
Location: Oakura Beach, Taranaki, North Island
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Rae Marion Keightley (female)
Age of victim: 15 years old
Sex of victim: F
Activity: Body surfing
Injury: FATAL, left leg bitten thigh to calf

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