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Flooding

The history of human settlement on the Canterbury plains has often been marked by numerous floods. Even with modern utilities areas of Christchurch city can still experience flooding. Explore a...

Thornton Street, 1975

Thornton Street flooding in the 1970's. Nothing new to residents of the 1960's and 70's.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2014 Photo Hunt

Flood damaged onions

Lawrence Free, a market gardener, with flood damaged onions in his Marshland field.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Grader stuck on Aymes Road

Views of a machinery being used to extract a grader caught in subsidence on Aymes Road.

Date 1971-05-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Wet and cloudy day in Southshore

[Frame 9] View from above of housing, seashore and ocean. [Frames 10 and 11] Workmen inspecting road surface and using shovels.

Date 1972-05-16
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Christchurch Star negative strips

Avonside Drive from Locksley Avenue

View across the Avon River/Ōtakaro towards foot bridge and flooding on Avonside Drive from Locksley Avenue. House at 772 Avonside Drive is visible.

Date 2011-02-22
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gavin Turner collection