Napier Mayor Kirsten Wise has declared a local state of emergency in Napier due to the widespread flooding. Shelter at home and avoid driving where possible.
Met service has issued a rain warning from 3:00pm Tue to 8:00pm Wed.
If you feel unsafe at home, self-evacuate to family and friends first. If you need urgent help because you are in danger, call 111 and for the most reliable and up to date information follow the HB Civil Defence Facebook page HB Civil Defence Emergency Management Group or visit their website: https://www.hbemergency.govt.nz/
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