Kōrero: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Construction of the Moutoa floodgates

Construction of the Moutoa floodgates

In 1959 work was under way on the Manawatū River floodgates – the biggest single flood-control measure on the river. They were activated during major floods in 1976, 2004 and 2006.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Manawatū River and Gorge', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9435/construction-of-the-moutoa-floodgates (accessed 8 December 2022)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015