21 Feb 2018

Gita: SH1 closed, flooded at Pukerua Bay

From Morning Report, 6:41 am on 21 February 2018

The remnants of tropical cyclone Gita lashed the upper South Island and Taranaki overnight. The wild weather is expected to ease on Wednesday morning but many roads remain closed, including SH1 on the Kapiti coast between Pukerua Bay and Paekakariki, where a surging tide swept over the road, causing damage. With the latest details, RNZ's Laura Dooney joins us.