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Cyclone Bola

One of the worst cyclones to reach New Zealand was Bola, which hit the north and east of the North Island on 7 March 1988. This television footage shows flooding that seriously affected the transport routes serving Wairoa.

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Erick Brenstrum, 'Weather - Tropical cyclones', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/7766/cyclone-bola (accessed 26 June 2019)

Story by Erick Brenstrum, published 12 Jun 2006