21 Feb 2018

Recap: Cyclone Gita hit New Zealand

6:06 pm on 21 February 2018
Flooding in the Takaka valley.

Flooding in the Takaka valley. Photo: RNZ / Logan Church

  • There are still thunderstorms over the west coast of the South Island north of Hokitika, which are expected to move on to Wellington tonight.
  • About 6000 people are still trapped in Golden Bay as rain caused slips
  • More than 120 schools and 70 early learning centres remain closed in Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu, Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast, Otago and Waikato.
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