Kōrero: Bay of Plenty places

Swamp drainage, Rangitāiki

Swamp drainage, Rangitāiki

The successful draining of the Rangitāiki swamp was underway when this photograph was taken in 1913. Priestman dredges such as this were frequently used for harbour work in Australia.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/4-016470; G

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:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Rangitāiki River', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5710/swamp-drainage-rangitaiki (accessed 13 April 2021)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015