18 Aug 2022

Top Stories for Thursday 18 August 2022

From Morning Report, 6:00 am on 18 August 2022

Top Stories for 18 August 2022 Hundreds of Nelson residents have been evacuated and some homes have been inundated as rain continues to fall in the region. There's also concern about rising river levels in Tasman and on the West Coast a state odf emergency remains in place. A fire at a scrap steel yard in Christchurch has sent smoke billowing across the city. Waka Kotahi says its new speed cameras will allow it to triple the number of speeding tickets it hands out to drivers annually.