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From UFOs to 'tsunami bomb': NZ archive secrets revealed

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A new book has revealed rare historical gems buried in New Zealand's national archives, including a bizarre WWII plan to create a "tsunami bomb" and military files detailing supposed UFO sightings. 

File photo released by manipula.co.nz shows author Ray Waru inspecting files at New Zealand's national archives in Wellington on December 7, 2012, following the release of his book about rare historical gems buried in the archives, including a bizarre WWII plan to create a "tsunami bomb" and military X-Files detailing supposed UFO sightings.

Author Ray Waru said he wrote "Secrets and Treasures" to highlight the material publicly available at Archives New Zealand in Wellington -- where almost 100 kilometres (62 miles) of shelf space is crammed with historical artefacts.

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