Flashback – Southand’s Black Friday The January 1984 Flood Book
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Old Invercargill
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Flashback – Southand’s Black Friday The January 1984 Flood Book

Editor - Jan 27, 2018

Thirty three years ago today, at 4am on a Friday 27th January 1984, Invercargill declared a state of emergency. By 10am that morning it had been extended…

Flashback -1984 Floods #5
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Old Invercargill
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Flashback -1984 Floods #5

Editor - Jan 27, 2018

Today we have pics from the 'Southland's Black Friday' book about the 1984 floods that wrecked havoc in Southland. Related Story: Flashback -1984 Floods #1 Flashback -1984…

Flashback -1984 Floods #4
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Old Invercargill
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Flashback -1984 Floods #4

Editor - Jan 27, 2018

Part #4 of the 1984 floods series, including more of the Invercargill airport under water, who the Igloo house, Kennington sawmill. Related Story: Flashback -1984 Floods #1…

Flashback -1984 Floods #3
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Old Invercargill
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Flashback -1984 Floods #3

Editor - Jan 27, 2018

Even Marama avenue, Otatara got cut off leaving families stranded, Invercargills railway yards went under water, Half mile road, was the worst hit in Tuatapere, parts of Myross…

Flashback -1984 Floods #2
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Old Invercargill
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Flashback -1984 Floods #2

Editor - Jan 27, 2018

Part 2 of our look back at the 1984 floods, passengers had to evacuate a city bus in Waikiwi before it was submerged on water, North road,…

Flashback -1984 Floods #1
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News
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Flashback -1984 Floods #1

Editor - Jan 27, 2018

After the worse flooding in over a 100 years Southland bounced back. In 1984 the region was devastated when the flood banks burst and flooded our great…

Old Invercargill: Southland Museum & Art Gallery – Video
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Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill: Southland Museum & Art Gallery – Video

Editor - Jan 15, 2018

Old Invercargill and Whats On Invers wanted to get behind the glorious history of our region with a new video series. Each episode, "Old Invercargill" will feature…

Windback: 1986 Listener Part #1 TV One Listings
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Entertainment
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Windback: 1986 Listener Part #1 TV One Listings

Editor - Jan 05, 2018

Remember shows like Happy Days, Days of our Lives, The Professionals,  Barney Miller and more Back in the days when we had the choice of TV One…

Wednesday Windback
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Old Invercargill
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Wednesday Windback

Editor - Dec 27, 2017

Today we have more from a long, long time a go back to the early days as we celebrate Heritage month.           

Friday Flashback – The Crescent
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Old Invercargill
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Friday Flashback – The Crescent

Editor - Dec 22, 2017

Today we take a look back at The Crescent, once the hub of Southland's rural stock & station agencies.