19 Aug 2022

Heavy rain ongoing in Nelson, mayor urges people off roads

From Checkpoint, 5:22 pm on 19 August 2022

Foul weather is causing extensive damage in parts of the motu.

Hundred of homes have been evacuated in Nelson. Sodden hills have given way and the Maitai river bursting its banks has caused significant damage.

Nelson mayor Rachel Reese talks to Lisa Owen.