Mayor Hamish Hay inspects the condition of Rockinghorse Road with Graeme Wright and Bob McAlister.
Flooding looking towards Judge Street, Opawa, from Tabart Street. My grandparents' house in the centre. Circa 1930-1940s.
Looking toward Heathcote River
Newspaper caption: A washout of the railway embankment. Width at the bottom 60 feet, at top 20 feet, height 35 feet. Length washed out 330 feet.
Newspaper caption: Record flooding occurred throughout North Canterbury in May 1923. On May 4th heavy rain fell all over the district and soon the rivers were in flood. The rain continued for six days...
Newspaper caption: Torrential rains during Christmas week caused much damage to roads and bridges in various parts of Canterbury. Two views of the traffic bridge over the Kowai River on the West Coast...
Newspaper caption: Heavy rain on December 28th and 29th resulted in the flooding of Canterbury rivers. The Selwyn rose to a height not seen for 38 years. This photograph was taken by Mr P. F. Nash...
Newspaper caption: The photograph shows the river in flood. The bridge is being raised 6ft 6in so the Midland railway train service may not be interfered with under circumstances of exceptional floods...
Newspaper caption: Held up by a heavy fresh while trying to ford Rough Creek, near Arthur's Pass, on the Canterbury-West Coast road, the motor-car had to be left for the night, and was got out next...
Flooded site of proposed housing development near Ferrymead.
The flooded property of the Erridge family, Studholme Street in Spreydon. Pictured are, Margaret Erridge (centre), Stuart Erridge (right) and their cousin Carl Julius.
Flooding of the Heathcote River on Clarendon Terrace.
Fallen willow on Cambridge Terrace.
Jetboat on flooded Clarendon Terrace.
Damaged tree and flooding on the banks of the Heathcote River.
A burst water hydrant floods Durham Street outside the Methodist Church.
A car being towed by a truck in flooded Gordon Avenue.
Council traffic patrol car drives through Richardson Terrace in flood.
Flooding at St Joseph's School, Ferry Road.
Water being pumped from the flooded Falsgrave-Mowbray street subway.
Flooded park on Beachville Road.