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  1. Video for Edgecumbe families start to return home
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    Edgecumbe families start to return home

    Some families have started to return to their homes in Edgecumbe, Bay of Plenty, following the devastating flood that hit their small township in April.

  2. Video for Hurricane Irma makes landfall
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    Hurricane Irma makes landfall

    The most powerful hurricane to ever be recorded over the Atlantic has made landfall and caused extensive damage throughout the Carribean.

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    BOP tests natural disaster alerts including text, social media tools

    Text alerts, Facebook and the Red Cross hazard app were some of the alerting tools put to the test by Civil Defence this morning as part of a Bay of Plenty wide check. Vehicle mounted sirens were also tested in specific areas and fixed sirens in the eastern Bay. 

  4. Video for Tauranga bikies to host charity ride for Edgecumbe
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    Tauranga bikies to host charity ride for Edgecumbe

    A group of Bay of Plenty bikies will take to the road this weekend to rally funds for the SOS Edgecumbe charity ride. Tauranga Weekend Riders expect more than 200 others to cruise by their side and they’re extending the invite so more riders can take part in the cause.

  5. Video for No iwi representation on Edgecumbe's flood review panel
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    No iwi representation on Edgecumbe's flood review panel

    The three-piece independent panel responsible for the review into last month’s flood of Edgecumbe will be void of iwi representation. Panel Chair Sir Michael Cullen says this is due to a conflict of interest.

  6. Video for Edgecumbe Primary prepared for students' return
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    Edgecumbe Primary prepared for students' return

    Edgecumbe Primary has around 200 students on its roll and an estimated 90% of those students live in the flood zone.

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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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