Overall, Fire and Emergency received 1302 calls from midday yesterday to 6’oclock this morning, with a large proportion of those calls being weather-related...
Local states of emergency are still in place for Taranaki, Christchurch City, Buller, Grey, Selwyn, Westland, and Nelson and Tasman districts. More>>
'It Was Literally Like A Wall Of Water'
About 6000 people are still trapped in Golden Bay as rain caused slips, and the Takaka River, flowing at 980 cubic metres per second, flooded onto pastures. More>>