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Record: Protecting the Heretaunga Plains Exhibition, September 2015

 

Protecting the Heretaunga Plains

In the past, the rivers of the Heretaunga Plains have been known to produce devastating floods. Here is the story of how flood protection works were developed for the area. 

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Early Period

1867-1910

Hawke's Bay Rivers Board

1910-1928

Comprehensive Scheme

1928-1940

Maintenance and Expansion

1940-1970

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