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[SJ]mpm_fan

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tonight 30 years ago
« on: August 08, 2009, 12:14:26 am »
At 9:07pm New Zealand time it will be 30 years since the Abbotsford Landslide. we had famrely at the other side of John street and had just arived at oul place just as the hill gave way that night.

http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/68939/disaster-lives-memories-many

http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/kids/nzdisasters/abbotsford.asp

[SJ]CasparGTL

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Re: tonight 30 years ago
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2009, 12:37:14 am »
Wow, some memories Ricky.
Must be impressive.

[SJ]Azza007

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Re: tonight 30 years ago
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2009, 04:27:12 am »
I was only a wee tot Ricky but we lived on the other side of the Valley in Green Island - can remember mum freaking when she looked outside and half the hill on the other side had gone........

[SJ]mpm_fan

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Re: tonight 30 years ago
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2009, 09:11:32 am »
I was only a wee tot Ricky but we lived on the other side of the Valley in Green Island - can remember mum freaking when she looked outside and half the hill on the other side had gone........


Did you goto Green Island school?. My Cousin Michelle Houliston went there. She was Michelle Allison. back then


[SJ]kzcole

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Re: tonight 30 years ago
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2009, 10:29:10 am »
I remember passing the slip in a bus a few weeks after ,when we did a day trip to Dunedin , when I was about 10 ish. Great trip , visited Mosgiel woolen Mills , Shacklock Factory ( made electric ranges) Botaincal Botackn   Town  gardens  for lunch. Greggs factory, Cadbury chocolate factory ( bloody champion chockys mate & choc chip bickies straight out teh ovenmmmm !!!! ) Had a swim at moana pool then home on the Plane at around 7pm.