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This photograph shows the Staples Motor Workshop after the floodwaters had begun to abate. the 1953 flooding of the Manawatu and Oroua Rivers was one of the worst on record for the area.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_009497
Title
Staples Motor Workshop, Rangiotu Flood
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive
Relation
Digital Photograph Collection, with no hardcopy held
Date
February 1953

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Creation

Created By
Place
Manawatu

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
atlantic petrol,
disaster,
essolube,
event recordings,
flooding,
garage,
motor,
oroua river,
photographs,
shell,
Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
water,

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