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  It is hardly likely the residents of New Plymouth would have missed the arrival of the large four-masted barque Pamir in December 1940, but they wouldn't have read about it in the
  On February 25,1971 a staggering 290mm (11.4 inches) of rain was recorded in a 24 hour period. The effect on the New Plymouth CBD and surrounding district was devastating. Homes and
The Grosvenor hotel on the corner of Egmont and St Aubyn Streets was already built on the remains of a hotel fire when it was was destroyed by fire in 1959. The first
                                                                                       (Devon Street in flood - Puke Ariki collection ARC2005-012) The Taranaki Daily News called the 1935 flood, the "Worst Rainstorm in Living Memory". Torrential rain overnight on February 21-22 caused
                                                            (Image from Andy Jackson/Fairfax NZ)    The Omata home of John and Lynda Matthews was completely destroyed by a fierce blaze which began about 12.30 a.m. on Tuesday, 21 January 2014. Also