Kōrero: Whanganui region

Floodwaters, Whanganui, 1904 (1 o 2)

Floodwaters, Whanganui, 1904

The rivers of the region have all flooded on occasion. On 26 May 1904 floodwaters from the Whanganui River made lower Victoria Street in Whanganui nearly impassable to wheeled traffic – but navigable by rowboat.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tesla Studios Collection (PAColl-3046)
Reference: 1/1-017493;G
Photograph by Frank J. Denton

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18999/floodwaters-whanganui-1904 (accessed 28 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015