The severe storms causing chaos in the South Island have now hit Northland, with flooding cutting off Kaitāia from the rest of the country, and no possible detour in place.
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More heavy rain for South Westland, South Canterbury and parts of Otago
Some areas just recovering from earlier flooding.
Coromandel residents desperate for help after storm causes road closures
Motorist will be happy to find that State Highway 25A in Coromandel has reopened after a 50meter wide landside blocked both lanes yesterday causing delays for holiday goers.
Thames-Coromandel evades brunt of storm
Civil Defence continues to monitor weather conditions across the Thames-Coromandel area, which is experiencing surface flooding and road slips due to heavy rain.
Second wet weather hit expected for East Coast
MetService is warning East Coast residents to remain vigilant and alert as more heavy rain is expected tonight. This comes after torrential rain has battered the region causing heavy flooding at Tolaga Bay causing road closures and evacuations.
Gita State of Emergency in Christchurch
A State of Emergency has been declared for Christchurch City and Banks Peninsula as Cyclone Gita approaches.
Tropical Cyclone Gita tearing through the Pacific
Tongan communities are preparing for the worst ahead of Tropical Cyclone Gita. Expected to be upgraded to a category 5 storm, it has been forecasted to hit the Pacific island this evening.
Funding for storm-affected Kaiaua
The Government will contribute $15,000 to the Hauraki District Council Kaiaua Coast Disaster Relief Fund, Civil Defence Miniter Kris Faafoi has announced.
Storm devastates Waiwaha wharekai in Rotorua
Ngāti Pāruaharanui of Te Arawa are upset at the damage caused to their dining hall, Waiwaha, by the storm earlier this week. The iwi recently held a prayer service as they considered how to repair the damage.
Storm aftermath reveals damage to Maraetai
The East Auckland coastal community of Maraetai are facing a major clean-up following the storm which battered the area and many parts of the country this week.