21 May 2024

Residents in Rotorua evacuated as river rises

From Midday Report, 12:17 pm on 21 May 2024

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has activated its Flood Room in response to rising levels of the Ngongotahā River near Rotorua, and has asked nearby residents on Western Road to evacuate. Stavros Michael from Rotorua Lakes Council spoke to Charlotte Cook.