Dunedin's flood

Aerial view of South Dunedin: Queen's High School (left) with a flooded Tonga Park behind and...
Aerial view of South Dunedin: Queen's High School (left) with a flooded Tonga Park behind and King's High School.
Bradshaw St and Donaghy's rope works.
Bradshaw St and Donaghy's rope works.
Hargest Cres with Forbury Park (right).
Hargest Cres with Forbury Park (right).
Hargest Cres (running top left to right) meets Albert St (right).
Hargest Cres (running top left to right) meets Albert St (right).
Hargest Cres with Forbury Park at right.
Hargest Cres with Forbury Park at right.
Hargest Cres (foreground), Queen's High School (rear left) with a flooded Tonga Park behind and...
Hargest Cres (foreground), Queen's High School (rear left) with a flooded Tonga Park behind and King's High School.
Looking along Surrey St. At left rear, Bathgate Park lives up to its name; Tonga Park is deep...
Looking along Surrey St. At left rear, Bathgate Park lives up to its name; Tonga Park is deep underwater at rear right. Looking along Surrey St.
Downer crew assist a motorist to recover a car from flood waters under the Burnside overbridge.
Downer crew assist a motorist to recover a car from flood waters under the Burnside overbridge.
Hillside Rd near Pak 'n' Save.
Hillside Rd near Pak 'n' Save.
George Pedofskky outside Pak 'n' Save.
George Pedofskky outside Pak 'n' Save.
Broughton St.
Broughton St.
McKeown Chemicals phoned 111 to have Broughton St made impassible. Vans were parked at either end...
McKeown Chemicals phoned 111 to have Broughton St made impassible. Vans were parked at either end to stop the traffic, as it was pushing water into the shop.
DCC Civil Defence Manager Neil Brown, DCC Roading Maintainence Manager Peter Standring and...
DCC Civil Defence Manager Neil Brown, DCC Roading Maintainence Manager Peter Standring and Inspector Mel Aitken give a media briefing.
Staff in the Civil Defence bunker in Moray Pl.
Staff in the Civil Defence bunker in Moray Pl.
Frasers Creek floods across Dalziel Rd near Brockville.
Frasers Creek floods across Dalziel Rd near Brockville.
Frasers Creek floods across Dalziel Rd near Brockville.
Frasers Creek floods across Dalziel Rd near Brockville.
Richardson St.
Richardson St.
Gusher at Albert St, St Clair.
Gusher at Albert St, St Clair.
A woman runs through flooding towards East Taieri School.
A woman runs through flooding towards East Taieri School.
East Taieri School teacher Petrer Thorn.
East Taieri School teacher Petrer Thorn.
East Taieri School.
East Taieri School.
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Eastbourne_flooding_0306201.jpg
Westpac worker Rebecca Ryan wades home along McBride street after water threatened to affect...
Westpac worker Rebecca Ryan wades home along McBride street after water threatened to affect electrical systems at the bank.
Water pours down a Forbury Rd driveway.
Water pours down a Forbury Rd driveway.
Flooding and sandbags on Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
Flooding and sandbags on Gordon Rd, Mosgiel.
Flooding at the Leith, and kayakers making the most of it.
Flooding at the Leith, and kayakers making the most of it.
A  Nelson St resident heads to check flooding at his property.
A Nelson St resident heads to check flooding at his property.
Darcel, Chantelle and Felix Pese evacuate their Nicholson St house as floodwaters rise.
Darcel, Chantelle and Felix Pese evacuate their Nicholson St house as floodwaters rise.
Cars negotiate flooding at the bottom of Three Mile Hill.
Cars negotiate flooding at the bottom of Three Mile Hill.
A Green Island resident cleans a drain.
A Green Island resident cleans a drain.
Vehicles on the Southern Motorway diverted at Abbotsford.
Vehicles on the Southern Motorway diverted at Abbotsford.
Allen St.
Allen St.
Firefighters set up a pump in a flooded basement, Crawford St.
Firefighters set up a pump in a flooded basement, Crawford St.
Macandrew Rd residents Eric Nabalagi and Talai Mapusua (rear) were quitting their South Dunedin...
Macandrew Rd residents Eric Nabalagi and Talai Mapusua (rear) were quitting their South Dunedin home for higher ground as flooding lapped at their doorstep last night.
Kinmont Cres residents Michelle Bone, son Tyson and husband Paul were among those hunkering down...
Kinmont Cres residents Michelle Bone, son Tyson and husband Paul were among those hunkering down in near-darkness last night, after flooding forced power to be cut in the area.
Clutha-Taieri area response manager Senior Sergeant Al Dickie explains the joint operation...
Clutha-Taieri area response manager Senior Sergeant Al Dickie explains the joint operation monitoring the response to widespread flooding in Mosgiel last night.
Adam Pearce and Josh Hastie used a small fibreglass dinghy to evacuate about 10 elderly residents...
Adam Pearce and Josh Hastie used a small fibreglass dinghy to evacuate about 10 elderly residents from flooded homes in low-lying parts of Kinmont Cres, near Mosgiel, yesterday.
Marty Duffy with cat Honky.
Marty Duffy with cat Honky.
Pauline Osborne runs barefooted through the flood waters in Grove St, St Kilda.
Pauline Osborne runs barefooted through the flood waters in Grove St, St Kilda.
Two cars off the road  after part of Highcliff Road collapsed between Camp Road and Sandy Point...
Two cars off the road after part of Highcliff Road collapsed between Camp Road and Sandy Point Road.

Scenes from yesterdays flooding around Dunedin.

Photos by Otago Daily Times photographers; prints available from otagoimages.co.nz.

 

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