Deep flooding at Waitaki Bridge

Police are warning road users to take care due to deep flooding around Waitaki Bridge.

The area affected is about 5km north of Oamaru Airport.

"There are no diversions in place and motorists are advised to avoid travelling in the area or delay travel if possible."

Local councils and emergency services are responding to incidents as required. 

Add a Comment

Local journalism matters - now more than ever

As the Covid-19 pandemic brings the world into uncharted waters, Otago Daily Times reporters and photographers continue to bring you the stories that matter. For more than 158 years our journalists have provided readers with local news you can trust. This is more important now than ever.

As advertising drops off during the pandemic, support from our readers is crucial. You can help us continue to bring you news you can trust by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter