Kōrero: Floods

Loss of a house

One of the most dramatic events of the 2004 Manawatū floods took place on 16 February when a house owned by brothers Bill and Pat Herlihy was washed into the Kiwitea Stream. Five days later, the Herlihy’s leather-bound family bible was found resting against a fence in a flooded paddock, 14 kilometres downstream.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Floods - 21st century floods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/4894/loss-of-a-house (accessed 7 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017