8 Feb 2024

State of emergency declared in Bluecliffs

From Checkpoint, 5:48 pm on 8 February 2024

A state of emergency has been declared in the small southland community of Bluecliffs.

The settlement is about an hour and 15 minutes from Invercargill.

The Waiau River is running high and more rain is forecast.

Southland District Mayor Rob Scott speaks to Lisa Owen.