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    Communities resilient despite impact of cyclone

    In a media briefing in Whakatane this morning, mayor Tony Bonne said community spirit got the district through what was a frightening night.

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    Daybreak to reveal extent of damage in Eastern BOP

    The Bay of Plenty, in particular, Whakatāne and surrounding areas, received a thrashing overnight as Cyclone Cook left thousands without power, and caused significant swells and slips, leaving large trees scattered across roads. 

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    Residents in coastal BOP areas urged to prepare for impact of cyclone

    Bay of Plenty Civil Defence is urging all coastal Bay of Plenty residents to be prepared for the impact of Cyclone Cook. To assist whānau, they have provided a checklist of steps residents can take over the next few hours.

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    Schools and early childhood education centres remain closed

    Ninety four schools and 130 early childhood centres in the North Island will remain closed today with heavy rain and strong winds expected to cause havoc across much of the country.

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    Community groups join forces to assist Edgecumbe residents

    Members of the community are being asked to join a clean up volunteer army to lend a hand to help the flood-stricken town of Edgecumbe.

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    Eastern BOP residents urged to prepare for Cyclone Cook

    Residents in the Bay of Plenty are being warned to take all necessary precautions as heavy rain is expected from midday today. 

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    Upgraded State of Emergency declared in Bay of Plenty

    People can sign up for Bay of Plenty Civil Defence text alerts by texting the two letters for your area where you live to 2028.

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    Edgecumbe residents remain vigilant with severe weather expected

    The regional council expects the bulk of the rain is going to arrive Thursday and it looks like coastal communities are going to be hit the worst. Severe gales are also predicted along the coast which will likely lead to storm surges and flooding of coastal margins.  

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    Independent review of Edgecumbe flood

    An independent review will be conducted in to the infrastructure and the circumstances that led to the breach of a flood wall and associated flooding through the town of Edgecumbe.

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    Insurance advice for those with uninhabitable homes in Edgecumbe

    The Insurance Council of New Zealand is advising people who have uninhabitable homes in Edgecumbe to contact their insurer directly for help with temporary accommodation. 

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