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Coastal erosion along Paraparaumu Beach, Wellington, May 1948

Reference Number: PAColl-8557-06

View of erosion along the coastline at Paraparaumu, showing houses above the beach, make-shift slip guards beneath eroding banks, and the stanchion work done by the Hutt County Council on the sand (right foreground). Photograph taken in May 1948 by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Hutt County Council, Paraparaumu Beach, Erosion - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Coasts - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Evening Post photographic prints, Reference Number PAColl-0614-2 (404 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.5 x 21.1 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - centre: Original published caption: [Cropped]TY HOMES, almost twenty remedies. In the foreground is the heayv [sic] stanchion work done at Paraparaumu by the Hutt County Council.; Verso - top centre: Date stamp: 7 May 1948; Verso - bottom centre: 3/c + 4 / R P Fri

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