Go Back Report # 1323


Date runs from 05-??-1971 through 06-EE-1971.


1971An elderly woman living at Hudson's Beach, Waluku [sic-Waiuku], Auckland, New Zealand, described an experience she had about the first week in June: “I live alone and I was having a cup of tea between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. The tide comes to my gate and this morning it was in, but not right up. I drew my curtain a little to peep out and I saw what I took to be three men chatting on the beach. I thought it must be some chaps cleaning fish. Then I said to myself ‘not at 3 a.m.’ Outside the gate is a pine tree and through the big branch of the pine shone a very bright red light which hovered slightly. The figures seemed to be shrouded in a grey mist. A little later a silver strip appeared on the water and appeared to light the way back for the men to get on the red ball. As I watched, the silver strip disappeared and the red ball moved off ...” (Source: The Truth - Auckland, New Zealand - 6/15/71)


Reference for the above text is: MUFON UFO Journal, #278, June 1991, p. 13, “Looking Back” by Bob Gribble. [DOS: 06-EE-1971], First week in June ran 1-5.


UFOCAT PRN – 069101[DOS: 05-??-1971]

UFOCAT URN – 069101 Data-Net Report, November 1971, p. 9

     No UFOCAT note. Hudson's Beach


UFOCAT PRN – 187790[DOS: 05-LL-1971]

UFOCAT URN – 182790 News clip, June 15, 1971

UFOCAT URN – 116946 HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports, A1836, by D. Webb, no © date

UFOCAT URN – 104834 Keith Basterfield investigation files

     UFOCAT note: Fog, mist, vapor. Coherent beam of light used as stair.


UFOCAT PRN – 104834[DOS: 06-??-1971]

UFOCAT URN – 120006 National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle by Robert Gribble, #0007

     UFOCAT note: Fog, mist, vapor. Beam of light.


UFOCAT PRN – 169973[DOS: 06-03-1971]

UFOCAT URN – 169973 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry Hatch, # 09832, © 2002

     UFOCAT note:Nautical UFO: 3 figures on beach follow silver strip of water to red orb. All vanished.


New Zealand - Waiuku, Auckland, New Zealand

Hudson's Beach   Latitude 37-02-53.52 S, Longitude 174-39-36.684 E (D-M-S)




Waiuku           Latitude 37-15-00 S, Longitude 174-44-00 E [1st order administrative division]

Reference: http://geonames.nga.mil/ggmaviewer/

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