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Rangitāiki Plains in flood

Rangitāiki Plains in flood

Floods in July 2004 caused devastation on the Rangitāiki Plains. The town of Edgecumbe (foreground) was relatively unaffected. But farmland to the east of the river was flooded when the river breached its stopbanks.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Rangitāiki River', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5709/rangitaiki-plains-in-flood (accessed 28 February 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015