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The huge flood of late January 1953 covering the Te Matai Road area, as photographed by Mark Dawson from high ground in the vicinity of James Line. This photograph was taken near James line, looking down from the terrace across the Te Matai Road area, towards the Tararua Ranges.
See ‘A Time of Transition’ by Val Burr, page 86.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Wh 29
Date
January 28, 1953
Digitisation ID
2014N_Wh29_009196
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Te Matai Road, Whakarongo

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
natural disaster,
photographs,
rural towns and life,
stoney creek,
water,
Community Tags
flood,

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