Tuesday 20 February 2018 8:12pm

Cyclone Gita - Update 002 A state of emergency has been declared in the Nelson Tasman region following the significant continuing impact from Cyclone Gita. Tasman District Council Mayor Richard Kempthorne signed the declaration at 7:20 pm. Further flooding in Takaka likely:Following significa...

State of Emergency Declared in Nelson Tasman

Cyclone Gita Information

We'll be posting regular updates on Cyclone Gita for Tasman residents. Civil Defence Centres are open in Motueka, Takaka, Marahau and Nelson.

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Wangapeka at Walter Peak - River Flow

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Flow for last 7 days at Wangapeka at Walter Peak

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All times are in NZ Standard Time, during Daylight Saving add one hour.

Flow for last 30 days at Wangapeka at Walter Peak

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River Flow History

Catchment size: 479 km2

Period of analysis: 01 April 1981 to 30 April 2016

Comment: This site is principally for flood warning. Drought flow analysis is from 1986.

 Flood FlowsDrought Flow
Return Period (m3/s) 1 day average7 day average
 Annual   534.1   4.157   4.454
 5 Year   704.8   3.384   3.593
 10 Year   843.6   3.121   3.300
 20 Year   976.8   2.924   3.085
 50 Year  1149.1   2.731   2.867
 100 Year      
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Tasman District Council has exercised all reasonable skill and care in collecting and displaying this information. However, the data is provisional, and may be incorrect until checked by staff. Data should be used with caution where there are safety, monetary, or operational consequences if the data is incorrect. Note also, the data may be changed at a later time.