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Flood events 2010
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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2010 Southland District
Oreti and Makarewa Rivers below Wallacetown
Oreti River downstream of Lochiel
Oreti River and tributary downstream of Winton
Oreti River upstream of Winton
Aparima River downstream of Thornbury
Stranded cars, Aparima River at the Thornbury, Otautau Road