Napier floods leave over 100 homes uninhabitable

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

The state of emergency in Napier has been lifted after torrential rain and floods earlier this week, with over 100 homes left uninhabitable.

The city’s mayor, Kirsten Wise, announced the end of the state of emergency at a media briefing on Friday afternoon, RNZ reported. Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence manager Ian Macdonald said that 102 homes are now considered uninhabitable, after assessing 449 properties.

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