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Flooding on Rocking Horse Road, Southshore

1960s

View along Rocking Horse Road on Southshore looking towards Mount Pleasant with the street and surrounding houses under flood water. A truck is parked in the centre of the street surrounded by the flood waters. The photograph was taken by the contributor's father, Norman Dawes, who worked for Christchurch City Council as a loader driver.

Creator: Norman Dawes

Area: East / New Brighton

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Archer Street during "Flockton Basin" flooding

17 June 2013

"Taken during the flooding in 2013 of the Flockton Basin area of Shirley. Interestingly, despite living here for a while, I'd never heard heard the term "Flockton Basin" before, until it filled with water, and then for a short period of time it was the most talked about location in the local media (to the detriment of the local real estate market I imagine)." - Contributor's note

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Area: North East / Shirley

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Aldwins Road in flood

21 March 1979

Jessie Hicks of Linwood on flooded Aldwins Road.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: South East / Phillipstown

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Flooding in Union Street New Brighton

20 March 1957

Flooding in Union Street New Brighton.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: East / New Brighton

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Thornton Street, 1975

1975

Thornton Street flooding in the 1970's. Nothing new to residents of the 1960's and 70's.

Area: North / Mairehau

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Flooding outside the Royal George Tavern

8 May 1970

Exterior of the Royal George Tavern at 67 Fitzgerald Avenue with the street flooded. Customers are visible in the doorway to the Tavern looking out and a bicycle is parked outside.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - Southeast

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Flooded bowling green

21 April 1962

Bowling club pavilion at Hagley Park with a green in the foreground which has been flooded to increase growth during a dry summer.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Hagley Park

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Kirsty Gillespie on stilts outside Chisnall Intermediate

7 July 1986

Kirsty Gillespie standing on stilts outside Chisnall Intermediate.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: North East / Avondale

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Gordon Brewer inside his car in a flood on Breezes Road.

12 July 1978

Gordon Brewer inside his car in a flood on Breezes Road.

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Area: East / Wainoni

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Children playing in floodwater on Wimborne Cres, Wainoni.

13 March 1986

Children playing in floodwater on Wimborne Cres, Wainoni.

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Area: East / Aranui

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Flooding on Richardson Terrace

8 June 1968

Council traffic patrol car drives through Richardson Terrace in flood.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: South East / Woolston

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Flooding on Eastern Terrace

26 November 1986

Charles Brown, accompanied by Kodak, bikes through flooded Eastern Terrace.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: South / Beckenham

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Jock Lay Yee sits on scaffolding in flooded Kilmore Street.

21 November 1979

Jock Lay Yee sits on scaffolding in flooded Kilmore Street.

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Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - North

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Reg Anderson and Patch in flooded Carrick Street

22 March 1979

Reg Anderson carrying homing pigeons in flood on Carrick Road. Patch the dog accompanies him.

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Area: North / Mairehau

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Flooding on Ebbtide Road, South Brighton.

13 April 1968

Flooding on Ebbtide Road, South Brighton.

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Area: East / New Brighton

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Flooding in Hagley Park

23 October 1989

Flooding in Hagley Park.

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Area: West / Hagley Park

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