Kōrero: Floods

Annual cost of New Zealand floods, 1976–2004

Annual cost of New Zealand floods, 1976–2004

This graph shows the annual cost of floods over the period from 1976 to 2004, based on insurance payment data given by the Insurance Council of New Zealand. Amounts are in New Zealand dollars, adjusted to 2004 values. Yearly costs vary greatly – over $100 million was paid out in 1984 and 2004, but there were no costs in some other years. Damaging floods occur in varying locations, and during this 28-year period most parts of the country have been affected.

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Source: Insurance Council of New Zealand

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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/mi/map/4868/annual-cost-of-new-zealand-floods-1976-2004 (accessed 11 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017