Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

1981 Paeroa flood

In 1981 heavy rain led to devastating floods around Paeroa which inundated homes. Returning residents faced the arduous job of cleaning up after the floodwaters had receded.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Climate, plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/30363/1981-paeroa-flood (accessed 24 September 2020)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016