North Island Shark Attacks

66 attacks recorded (16 fatal)
North Island shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Rockhampton N
Manukau Harbor, 6 miles south of Auckland N
Oct 27th 1890 Lampton Harbour, Wellington Y
Kaipara Y
Apr 9th 1885 Auckland N
Nov 12th 1882 Tararu, Thames N
Nov 12th 1882 Tararu, Thames N
Mar 19th 1879 Napier Y
Mar 3rd 1875 Tauranga Y
Brickfield Bay, Auckland Harbour N
Dec 22nd 1862 Soldier's Point, Brick Bay, Auckland N
Mar 1st 1861 Wynyard Wharf, Auckland Harbor N
Apr 1st 1860 Princes Wharf, Auckland Harbor N
Apr 1st 1860 St. George's Bay, Auckland Harbor Y
Wellington Harbor Y
Point Halsey, Wellington Y
12

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Oreti Beach (9)
  • Alderman Islands (2)
  • St. Clair Beach, Dunedin (2)
  • Dunedin (2)
  • Manukau Harbor, 6 miles south of Auckland (2)
  • Oamaru (2)
  • Tararu, Thames (2)

Attacks by month

  • January (16)
  • February (10)
  • March (13)
  • April (4)
  • May (2)
  • June (2)
  • August (1)
  • October (2)
  • November (2)
  • December (9)