NZ Police CommCens Alert 16:00 18-12-2006 Bay of Plenty
Location of incident: Rotorua
Incident Type: Flooding
There are large areas in Rotorua under flood as a result of recent heavy rain. Pukehangi area in particular, has waist deep water in Homedale Street, Totaravale Street, Tallyho Street and Old Taupo Road.
Other affected areas are at the intersection of Amohau Street and Eruera Street.
Motorists are asked to avoid these areas whereever possible and take extreme care when driving on any flooded road.