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Rockinghorse Road inspection

Mayor Hamish Hay inspects the condition of Rockinghorse Road with Graeme Wright and Bob McAlister.

Date 1975-02-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Heathcote Valley in flood

Looking toward Heathcote River

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Floods on West Coast Road at Arthur's Pass tunnel, Otira

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.

Date 1911
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Typical pictures from Hororata

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...

Date 1923
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Stormy Christmas week: Damage on West Coast Road

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...

Date 1925
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Stormy Christmas week: Damage on West Coast Road

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...

Date 1925
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The Glenroy sheep bridge

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...

Date 1912
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The Selwyn from the Coalgate bridge, looking west

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...

Date 1912
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The Selwyn as seen from the Coalgate bridge, looking east

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...

Date 1912
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The traffic bridge over the Waimakariri at Mount White

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...

Date 1912
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Christchurch motorists' mishap

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...

Date 1924
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Flooded Studholme Street property

The flooded property of the Erridge family, Studholme Street in Spreydon. Pictured are, Margaret Erridge (centre), Stuart Erridge (right) and their cousin Carl Julius.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1977 Star photographs