Heavy rain and wind is affecting roads around the region. Wasterwater and stormwater systems are also under pressure so please treat all water with caution and don’t collect shellfish at this time. The rubbish and recycling collection for Golden Bay has also been affected today.
Rubbish bags are being collected in Riwaka, Mārahau, Motupipi, Pōhara and Tākaka township today. Rubbish bags will be picked up from Tākaka River through to Farewell Spit tomorrow (these residents are advised to bring bags back into their properties from the kerbside today).