22 Jun 2021

Papatoetoe's Atkinson Ave residents cleaning up after tornado

From First Up, 5:43 am on 22 June 2021

The Prime Minister will visit the Auckland suburb of Papatoetoe on Friday to get a first hand look at the aftermath of the tornado which damaged more than 1200 homes on Saturday leaving 62 uninhabitable. It comes as residents wait for insurers to assess what is expected to run into tens of millions of dollars in damage. Our reporters Ella Stewart and Carmina Blewett went to some of the worst affected streets to see how locals are picking up the pieces.