Kōrero: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Flooding near Paeroa, 1936

Flooding near Paeroa, 1936

Mr J. White delivers bread to farmhouses cut off by floodwater near Paeroa after severe flooding of the Waihou River. Despite land drainage and river control works from the early 20th century, major floods occurred on the Hauraki Plains after heavy rainfall in the Coromandel and Kaimai ranges.

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Paeroa & District Museum

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Drainage and dairying on the plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30456/flooding-near-paeroa-1936 (accessed 8 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016