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The 1953 flooding of the Manawatu and Oroua River was one of the worst on record for the area. This photograph shows a group of young people getting a boat out during the 1953 Rangiotu Flood.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_009476
Title
Canoeing During the Rangiotu Flood
Relation
Digital Photograph Collection, with no hardcopy held
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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Creation

Created By
Place
Rangiotu, Manawatu
Date
February 1953

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
boat,
flood,
natural disaster,

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