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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 Norm Terry in front of his house in his boat, used to rescue stranded people during the Rangiotu Flood.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_009490
Title
Norm Terry and Rescue Boat, Rangiotu Flood
Relation
Digital Photograph Collection, with no hardcopy held
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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Creation

Created By
Place
Manawatu
Date
February 1953

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
boat,
flood,
natural disaster,
water,

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