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Information about the Waipaoa River

Friday, 7 September 2018, 4:41 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

The current modelling shows that the Waipaoa River will peak at the 6.5-7.0m level at 7.00pm and stay at this level for 12 hours before slowly going down. More >>

Flood clean-up under way as sun shines on Gisborne

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 4:22 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Residents, local businesses, Gisborne District Council and forestry company staff have been today helping people affected by flooding in the Gisborne area over the past two weeks. More >>

Gisborne Civil Defence Evening Update

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 6:13 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

MEDIA RELEASE Date/Time: 12 June 2018 @ 5pm Release No: 4 Gisborne Civil Defence Evening Update River levels have dropped below alert levels, and forecast rain is expected to miss the region overnight. Tairawhiti Civil Defence Emergency Management ... More >>

Gisborne Civil Defence Overnight Update

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 1:50 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

MEDIA RELEASE Date/Time: 12 June 2018 @ 1pm Release No: 3 Gisborne Civil Defence Overnight Update Tairawhiti Civil Defence Emergency Management and Gisborne District Council’s flood warning team are continuing to monitor the river levels and rainfall ... More >>

Gisborne Civil Defence Overnight Update

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 9:08 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Tairawhiti Civil Defence Emergency Management and Gisborne District Council’s flood warning team are continuing to monitor the river levels and rainfall in the district. Although rainfall is expected to ease conditions are still of concern. More >>

Gisborne Civil Defence monitoring rivers, rainfall

Monday, 11 June 2018, 8:18 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Tairawhiti Civil Defence Emergency Management and Gisborne District Council’s flood warning team will continue to monitor river levels and rainfall in the district overnight. More >>

Several rural roads opened but further rain, snow expected

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 10:51 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Three Tolaga Bay families forced out of their homes by the weekend’s flooding are safe with family and friends this morning. But heavy rain forecast from 9pm tonight south of Te Puia Springs could cause further issues in the rain-soaked wider Tolaga ... More >>

Civil Defence keeps watching brief as rain continues

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 9:11 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Rivers levels in the Tolaga Bay area have receded but more rain is expected this morning and later in the week. More >>

Gisborne Civil Defence monitoring rivers, rainfall

Monday, 4 June 2018, 9:31 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

MEDIA RELEASE Date/Time: Update 8 4 June 2018, 9pm Gisborne Civil Defence monitoring rivers, rainfall overnight More >>

Rivers recede after eventful day at Tolaga Bay

Monday, 4 June 2018, 3:30 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Tolaga Bay river levels have dropped dramatically this afternoon after a rainy start and a mission to rescue three people from the roof of their home. More >>

State Highway 35 open to traffic again

Monday, 4 June 2018, 2:18 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

MEDIA RELEASE Date/Time: Update 6 4 June 2018, 1.15pm State Highway 35 open to traffic again More >>

Photos north of Tolaga Bay

Monday, 4 June 2018, 11:58 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Photos provided by Tairawhiti Civil Defence Emergency Management More >>

Rescued couple say slash broke windows in flood

Monday, 4 June 2018, 11:34 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

A Tolaga Bay couple rescued from their rooftop this morning thought the nearby river was receding before a great rumbling noise preceded a “heap of slash and a torrent of water” smashing into their house. More >>

Tolaga Bay family grateful to be safe after flooding

Monday, 4 June 2018, 10:36 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

The family airlifted to safety at Tolaga Bay this morning are extremely grateful to be alive after a traumatic ordeal in which they “lost everything” to flooding. They had spent four hours on the roof of their home in the Mangatokerau Valley north ... More >>

Tolaga Bay family to be airlifted - Update 2

Monday, 4 June 2018, 10:35 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Two adults and their four-year-old grandchild were airlifted by helicopter to safety this morning after their house was flooded and their woolshed washed away. More >>

Tolaga Bay family to be airlifted off roof after flooding

Monday, 4 June 2018, 10:34 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Two adults and their four year grandchild were to be airlifted off the roof of their home at first light this morning after torrential rain north of Tolaga Bay overnight. More >>

Tairawhiti Civil Defence pleased with response

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 9:23 am | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Less rain and wind than forecast from ex-cyclone Hola turned out positively for the Gisborne district. More >>

Tairawhiti Civil Defence prepares for Hola

Monday, 12 March 2018, 5:12 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Civil Defence in Gisborne is contacting residents in low-lying and flood-prone areas around the city to move outdoor furniture and other gear to higher ground ahead of the predicted rain and wind from ex-Cyclone Hola overnight. More >>

Tairawhiti Civil Defence prepares for Hola

Monday, 12 March 2018, 12:46 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Tairawhiti Civil Defence Emergency Management is prepared for the arrival of ex-Cyclone Hola this afternoon with its five Community Link groups activated and extra resources sent to the top of the East Coast. More >>

Please check on your neighbours, postpone getting fuel, gas

Monday, 12 December 2016, 5:13 pm | Tairawhiti Civil Defence

Gisborne and East Coast residents are urged to check on their neighbours, particularly the very young and very old as the district goes into its first night without power. More >>

 

 

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