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The Great flood of 1953, showing the Manawatu River (Stuart’s Bend) at the bottom left. My mid-day on Wednesday, 28 January, the river was at 21 feet and rising at the Fitzherbert Bridge.’ See ‘A time of transition’ by Val Burr, page 100’, for further details. See Also: Ian Matheson City Archive Research File A175/ 316

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Wh28_009195
Title
Stuart's Bend, Manawatu River in Flood
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Wh 28
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Coolstore

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Place
Whakarongo
Date
1953

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Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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