Waitotara township evacuation recommended

Waitotara township evacuation recommended

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management says people should evacuate Waitotara township this evening due to rising river levels and the prospect of flooding after today’s heavy rain.
A Civil Defence Centre is being opened in Waverley for people from Waitotara who need shelter. It is at the Waverley Community Centre/Waverley Rugby Club in Chester Street.

For more information contact Taranaki Civil Defence on 0800 900 049

Taranaki Civil Defence website:

http://www.trc.govt.nz/Taranaki-Civil-Defence/