Flooding near Piako River, Waikato

Flooding near Piako River, Waikato

Waikato

Evacuations of a small number of houses are underway due to flooding from the Piako River.

The softbank has been breached causing flooding near Patetonga and the Paeroa-Tahuna Road and Awaiti Road areas.

Motorists are asked to avoid travel in the area.

ENDS 

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