Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Flooding at Pōrangahau, 2004 (4 o 4)

Flooding at Pōrangahau, 2004

Severe storms and flooding hit the lower North Island in February 2004. Southern Hawke’s Bay was badly affected, the small coastal town of Pōrangahau worst of all. Most of the settlement was flooded and six families had to be evacuated.

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Hawke's Bay Today
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Photograph by Warren Buckland

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Landscape and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24345/flooding-at-porangahau-2004 (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015