Search and Rescue in Haruru Far North District
Search and Rescue in Haruru Far North
Emergency Services are currently
searching for a female who got caught in
flood waters about 6.00am this morning.
The search is
being made by land, river, sea and air.
people were caught in vehicles by flood water and have been
rescued by emergency services.
Other residents are in the
process of being rescued from flooded dwellings.
Welfare Centre has been set up for residents affected by
the Bledisloe Hall
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