5 Mar 2021

Tsunami warning: Whangarei mayor Sheryl Mai on evacuation

From Morning Report, 8:58 am on 5 March 2021

The National Emergency Management Agency has issued another tsunami warning.

People in the East Coast of the North Island from the Bay of Islands to Whangarei, from Matata to Tologa Bay including Whakatane and Opotiki and Great Barrier Island must move immediately higher ground.

Sheryl Mai, the mayor of Whangarei, which is now under urgent evacuation orders, spoke to Susie Ferguson.