Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Moutoa floodgates

Moutoa floodgates

The Moutoa floodgates, built between 1959 and 1962, in operation in February 2004. Water is being diverted from the Manawatū River’s course into the floodway.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Manawatū River and Gorge', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015