Mataura to wait months to know details of flooding risks

From Checkpoint, 6:08 pm on 19 August 2022

It will be months before Mataura residents know the full extent of the flooding risk after discovering issues with their stop banks.

Environment Southland is undertaking more investigations after announcing residents in Gore, Mataura and Wyndham may need to evacuate sooner than planned.

Today, the regional council held its first drop-in information session in Mataura Tess Brunton spoke to residents.