Kōrero: Floods

Dredging, Ōhinemuri River

Dredging, Ōhinemuri River

Photographed around 1915, this drainage dredge near Paeroa is clearing drains to prevent the Ōhinemuri River flooding. Without this maintenance, drainage channels block up and are unable to rapidly carry away flood waters.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, A. Bunyard Collection (PAColl-3124)
Reference: 1/4-023517; F

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Floods - Flood control', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4904/dredging-ohinemuri-river (accessed 26 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017