Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Moutoa floodgates

Moutoa floodgates

The Moutoa floodgates, the construction of which is pictured here, were built between 1959 and 1962, to control floods on the Manawatū River.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Human impact on the environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 December 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015