Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Moutoa floodgates

Moutoa floodgates

The Moutoa floodgates, shown here under construction, 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, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9470/moutoa-floodgates (accessed 20 January 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Apr 2015