Kōrero: Floods

Reporting the disaster

A man standing in front of a collection of images of flooding.

Minister of Internal Affairs Allan Highet points to a display board of maps and photographs which he brought back from his visit to Southland in 1984. He used the display to show cabinet colleagues where the worst affected areas were. Cabinet subsequently approved a $1 million appeal fund.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: EP/1984/0515/7A

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Floods - Southland floods and Cyclone Bola', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4887/reporting-the-disaster (accessed 17 April 2024)

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