Story: Floods

Collecting relief funds

Collecting relief funds

Emergency relief funds are usually set up after major disasters. After the 1984 floods there was a major effort to collect funds in Lower Hutt, which had itself been badly affected by flooding a few years earlier.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1984/0762/21A

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How to cite this page:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Floods - Southland floods and Cyclone Bola', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4888/collecting-relief-funds (accessed 3 August 2020)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017