Waikanae River flooding, December 2021Flooding impacts more people, more often than any other natural hazard in Aotearoa.  

We estimate more than 60,000 homes and business across the region are in areas that could be impacted by river flooding.  

Climate change is increasing the risk of flooding for river and coastal communities. It's causing sea levels to rise as well as more severe weather than ever before. 

Here are some handy tips to help you stay safe before, during and after a flood. 

Waikanae River flooding, December 2021
Updated May 10, 2022 at 5:11 PM

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