Kōrero: Marlborough places

Wairau River in flood

Wairau River in flood

Flooding has been a recurrent problem in the Wairau River valley. Flood control measures restrict the impact on people and places but the river itself can still flood, as it did in June 2010, when this photograph was taken from Northbank Road.

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Photograph by Malcolm McKinnon

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Upper Wairau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31858/wairau-river-in-flood (accessed 20 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015