It's been 10 years since the Liberian-flagged MV Rena hit the Astrolabe Reef off the coast of Bay of Plenty.
It was a colossal maritime disaster affecting thousands of seabirds, with clean-up efforts costing New Zealand $47 million.
A major commemoration event is taking place in Tauranga on Tuesday.
Photographers Graeme and Ross Brown were there when it all went down, and have launched a new exhibition of photographs from the scene.
Watch The AM Show's interview with the pair.