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Flooding at Awapuni, at the end of the Palmerston North Racecourse. In the centre, the two storied gabled house is the Women’s Division of Federated Farmer’s Union rest home “Kaianga Moe’, which later burnt down in 1958. This house, formerly 'Shalimar', was built for Walter Strang on Long Melford Road c1903. Between 1926-1939 it was used as the 'Girl's Flock House', and was then sold to the WDFFU. At the end of Long Melford Road(on Maxwells Line) is the Awapuni Hospital, for the elderly.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007P_Fl68_BRW_1223
Title
Flooding at Awapuni
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Fl 68
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Palmerston North
Date
January 1953

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,

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Moutoa drainage pump
Fitzherbert Bridge under repair
Construction of the second Fitzherbert Bridge
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Washout on the Palmerston North to Foxton Line
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Flooding of farmland next to Awapuni Racecourse
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