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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Roding at Caretakers - River Flow

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Flow for last 7 days at Roding at Caretakers

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

Flow for last 30 days at Roding at Caretakers

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River Flow History

Catchment size: 41.5 km2

Period of analysis: 02 July 1943 to 31 December 2013

Comment: This is a Nelson City Council Site. River flows are affected by the upstream water supply intake so no drought flow anaylsis.

 Flood FlowsDrought Flow
Return Period (m3/s) 1 day average7 day average
 Annual   105.1    
 5 Year   132.6    
 10 Year


 20 Year


 50 Year   263.0    
 100 Year   315.7    
 Extreme Recorded



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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.