Flooding

Blocked roads cleared around Nelson

Blocked roads have been cleared across the Tasman District after an easing in the heavy rain which hit the region overnight.

Freak tides could flood Auckland motorways

Freak tides could flood parts of the Auckland motorway network tonight and tomorrow.

Pregnant woman trapped by Nth Island floods

A police officer and a companion hiked 6km over hills and through flooded creeks to get much-needed supplies to a pregnant woman and two children, trapped at home by floodwaters on the East Coast.

NSW flood area size of France

Residents of four towns have been evacuated as floodwaters covering an area the size of France sweep across NSW.

Bylaw extends scope of flood schemes

Floodbank and works on the lower Waitaki River and at Henley could soon be protected by an Otago Regional Council bylaw.

Council to change order of flood works

A change in the order of flood protection works to be completed along the Water of Leith during the next seven years could affect rates.

Rain eases in worst-hit areas

Rain eases in worst-hit areas

The destructive deluge of wet weather is coming to an end in the worst-hit areas, with rain easing in Nelson and clear skies in the Far North.

Fears over flood warnings on LIMS

Fears over flood warnings on LIMS

Flood warnings attached to properties based on computer modelling of climate change and a one-in-100-year flood could unfairly devalue Dunedin homes, and expose the Dunedin City Council to a legal threat.

Flood protection project opened

Flood protection project opened

A $13.1 million initiative to protect Milford Sound from flooding was officially opened by Southern civic leaders last week.

Kingston to become better prepared in case of flooding

Kingston is preparing to be more flood-ready after Queenstown Lakes District Council representatives and emergency services paid a visit to the town last week.

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