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I am sad at what I am seeing’

Tuesday 28 January 2020 | Written by Moana Makapelu Lee | Published in Local

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I am sad at what I am seeing’
Nga Teao-Papatua returned from shopping to find her Ruatonga home surrounded by floodwaters. MOANA MAKAPELU LEE 20012722

Floods came to the doors of homes and businesses on Avatiu stream yesterday – but unlike November, the water didn’t cross the thresholds. Moana Makapelu Lee and Jonathan Milne investigate whether stream-clearing has made a difference.

Floods came to the doors of homes and businesses on Avatiu stream yesterday – but unlike November, the water didn’t cross the thresholds. Moana Makapelu Lee and Jonathan Milne investigate whether stream-clearing has made a difference.


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