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    NZDF sends more troops to Edgecumbe

    This afternoon, the New Zealand Defence Force sent 23 more soldiers to Edgecumbe, to help man the cordon which was engulfed by floodwater after yesterday's downpour.

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    BOP Regional Council focuses on Rangitaiki River stop bank damage

    The Rangitāiki River remains the main focus for Bay of Plenty Regional Council flood management teams today.  Most Eastern Bay rivers have returned to below warning levels and the Rangitāiki is receding, but floodwaters continue to come through the breach on College Road in Edgecumbe. 

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    Edgecumbe remains under a state of emergency

    The Bay of Plenty township of Edgecumbe remains under a state of emergency as the Rangitaiki River continues to break through the town's stop banks flooding scores of private properties and forcing thousands of people to take shelter in neighbouring towns.

  4. Video for Rahui imposed after Okahu Bay urupā flooding

    Rahui imposed after Okahu Bay urupā flooding

    Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Reserves Board have imposed a three-day rahui on Okahu Bay, as floodwaters from their cemetery are cleared to the sea. This means people are being asked not to swim in the bay until Sunday, respecting the cultural sensitivity of water being removed from a burial ground and any water quality issues this may bring.

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    High tide not expected to impact rivers- Flood manager

    Eastern Bay rivers reached warning levels overnight and Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s flood management is making every effort to protect communities.

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    2,000 people evacuated from Edgecumbe

    Two thousand residents in the small riverside town of Edgecumbe in the Eastern Bay of Plenty are being evacuated. 

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    Cyclone Debbie: Whakatāne, Ruatoki, Edgecumbe bear the brunt

    The Eastern Bay of Plenty, including Whakatane and Ruatoki bore the brunt of the tail end of Cyclone Debbie. 

  8. Video for Cyclone Debbie causes distress across Aotearoa

    Cyclone Debbie causes distress across Aotearoa

    Heavy rain has caused widespread flooding across the North Island forcing about 200 houses in two low-lying areas of Whanganui to evacuate before the river is predicted to hit record levels.

  9. Video for Ōkahu Bay urupā underwater

    Ōkahu Bay urupā underwater

    Torrential rain continues to sweep the country affecting parts of the North Island including in Auckland where local iwi, Ngāti Whātua is working to clear the Ōkahu Bay urupā that sits knee-deep in floodwaters. 

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    Whanganui river in Pipiriki expected to reach over 13 metres

    The Whanganui river at Pipiriki, 79kms inland from Whanganui, is expected to reach 13.3 meters by midnight tonight. 

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