26 Jan 2024

Over a thousand consents granted to build on flood plains in Auckland

From Morning Report, 7:12 am on 26 January 2024

More than 1400 new house consents have been granted in flood plains in Auckland since devastating flooding damaged thousands of homes a year ago.

The number has been released just days before the council launched a 'Be Prepared' campaign encouraging Auckland residents to prepare for and protect their homes from future flooding.

In Depth reporter Kate Newton reports.