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Flood events 2005-2006
Disastrous floods have struck most parts of New Zealand. Floods are the most common cause of a civil defence emergency and several so-called “100-year” floods can happen in quick succession.
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2005 Bay of Plenty
Aerial view flooded homes
Swollen river mouth
2006 Lower North Island
Mangamahu Bridge survey
Wairarapa river mouth