5 Nov 2021

Tairāwhiti state of emergency lifts, but slips still a risk

From Checkpoint, 5:26 pm on 5 November 2021

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The heavy rain may have subsided and the state of emergency has been lifted in Gisborne, but authorities say landslides and slips are causing a second wave of problems.

Torrential downpours saturated the city yesterday and the forecast predicts it won't be letting up just yet.

Our Tairāwhiti reporter Tom Kitchin has more.