Kōrero: Floods

Queenstown floods (1 o 2)

City street filled with flood water and people.

During the Central Otago floods of September–October 1878, not only the rivers but also the large lakes rose. Lake Wakatipu spilled into Queenstown, flooding the lower-lying parts.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Floods - 19th-century floods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4880/queenstown-floods (accessed 18 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Feb 2024