15 Feb 2023

Cyclone Gabrielle: Hundreds evacuated in Dargaville

From Morning Report, 6:54 am on 15 February 2023

Hundreds of people have evacuated in Dargaville with the Awakino River bursting its banks.

Most are staying with family or friends, but 160 people from the small town slept in evacuation centres last night.

Craig Jepson is the mayor of the Kaipara district - which encompasses Dargaville.

He spoke to Corin Dann.