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This photograph shows a truck loaded with haybales to keep them out of the floodwaters. One of the men is Norm Terry. The truck was owned by a local carrier firm by the name of J.W. Cooksley. The 1953 Rangiotu Flood was one of the largest floods for the Oroua River on record.

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Digitisation ID
2014P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_009480
Title
Men rescuing hay bales, Rangiotu
Relation
Digital Photograph Collection, with no hardcopy held
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IMCA Digital Archive

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Rangiotu, Manawatu
Date
February 1953

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Palmerston North City Library

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