Skip to Content

More Info →Bourke's Drain, Rangiotu Flood

The 1953 flooding of the Manawatu and Oroua Rivers was one of the worst on record for the area. This photograph shows Bourke's Drain during the Rangiotu Flood, taken from the Main Road looking towards Palmerston North.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_009482
Title
Bourke's Drain, Rangiotu Flood
Relation
Digital Photograph Collection, with no hardcopy held
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

Related items

Bourke's Drain in flood, Rangiotu
Bourke's Drain during flood, Rangiotu
Car on Flooded Road, Rangiotu Flood
Bourke's Drain, Rangiotu Flood
Men rescuing hay bales, Rangiotu
Men rescuing hay bales, Rangiotu
Sheep Partially Stranded, Rangiotu Flood
Trapped Debris, Rangiotu Flood
Rose's Store, Rangiotu Flood
Farm in Flood, Rangiotu Flood
Men rescuing hay bales, Rangiotu
Staples Motor Workshop, Rangiotu Flood

Creation

Created By
Place
Manawatu
Date
February 1953

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,

Report a problem

Related items

Bourke's Drain in flood, Rangiotu
Bourke's Drain during flood, Rangiotu
Car on Flooded Road, Rangiotu Flood
Bourke's Drain, Rangiotu Flood
Men rescuing hay bales, Rangiotu
Men rescuing hay bales, Rangiotu
Sheep Partially Stranded, Rangiotu Flood
Trapped Debris, Rangiotu Flood
Rose's Store, Rangiotu Flood
Farm in Flood, Rangiotu Flood
Men rescuing hay bales, Rangiotu
Staples Motor Workshop, Rangiotu Flood

User comments