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This photo shows the timber groynes built by the Palmerston North Borough Council in an attempt to prevent riverbank erosion, c 1909-1910. The river moved south-westward at at this bend between the 1890s and the 1940s and serious erosion took place.

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2014N_St30_008742
Title
Timber Groynes, Manawatu River
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Public Photograph Collection St 30
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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1909

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Palmerston North City Library

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