Story: Floods

Whakatāne, 2004

Whakatāne, 2004

After prolonged, intense rainfall in July 2004, there was widespread flooding in the Bay of Plenty. Some low-lying parts were turned into lakes.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Floods - New Zealand’s number one hazard', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4871/whakatane-2004 (accessed 13 December 2018)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017