Story: Marlborough places
Flooding has been a recurrent problem in the Wairau River valley. Flood control measures restrict the impact on people and places but the river itself can still flood, as it did in June 2010, when this photograph was taken from Northbank Road.
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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Malcolm McKinnon
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