A burst water hydrant floods Durham Street outside the Methodist Church.
Alan Garner in flooded Andersons butchery.
Kirsty Gillespie standing on stilts outside Chisnall Intermediate.
Children playing in floodwater on Wimborne Cres, Wainoni.
Charles Brown, accompanied by Kodak, bikes through flooded Eastern Terrace.
Woolston Primary School pupils crossing a makeshift bridge.
Children playing in the floodwater on Breezes Road.
Russell Searle in his flooded butchery, Edgeware.
The Heathcote River floods Richardson Terrace and Clarendon Terrace.
A man cycling through flooded Harewood Road.
Flooding looking towards Judge Street, Opawa, from Tabart Street. My grandparents' house in the centre. Circa 1930-1940s.
Jessie Hicks of Linwood on flooded Aldwins Road.
Jock Lay Yee sits on scaffolding in flooded Kilmore Street.
Reg Anderson carrying homing pigeons in flood on Carrick Road. Patch the dog accompanies him.
Schoolgirls caught in a storm on Colombo Street.
John Collins outside his Colombo Street butchery.
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: 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: 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: 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...