Otago and Canterbury flooding

Saturday 22 Jul - last updated 2:54 pm

A regional state of emergency has been declared in Otago, in support of Dunedin City and Waitaki Districts, which have both declared local states of emergency in response to the heavy rainfall and flooding.

Local states of emergency have also been declared in Selwyn and Christchurch in response to flooding.

The local state of emergency for the Timaru District has now been lifted.

Updates about the situation in Otago are being provided at:

Updates about the situation in Canterbury are being provided at:

New Zealand Map Highlighting the affected area.
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