Canterbury flooding updates

May 31, 2021 8:32 am

Heavy rainfall has caused a state of emergency to be declared for all of Canterbury from Sunday, May 30.

Here’s the latest media information on what’s happening around the region:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/weather-news/300320108/canterbury-floods-what-you-need-to-know-about-road-closures

…and for live updates, see: 

https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/443699/live-canterbury-flooding-updates-bridges-collapse-hundreds-of-homes-evacuated

Non-essential travel is not permitted at this time. To plan your route and to see what roads are open, use Waka Kotahi’s journey planner: 

https://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz

Here are more links for updates around Canterbury:

Christchurch City Council: 

https://newsline.ccc.govt.nz/news/story/flooding-affecting-parts-of-christchurch-banks-peninsula

Ashburton District Council: 

https://www.ashburtondc.govt.nz/news/notices-and-advisories/30-may-2021-weather-event-updates

Selwyn District Council:

https://www.selwyn.govt.nz/news-And-events/news/weather-warning-for-selwyn

Timaru District Council: 

https://www.timaru.govt.nz/home

Canterbury Regional Council:

https://www.ecan.govt.nz/home/flood-warning/

Canterbury Civil Defence:

https://www.cdemcanterbury.govt.nz