Hawkes Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Do you have photographs of an event you think others should see?  Send your hazard event photographs to us, with details of what the photograph shows, when and where it was taken and we’ll try to include it with the Emergency Event Photos on this page.  You can either e-mail it from your phone to gim@hbrc.govt.nz or download your mobile or camera pictures to a computer and send them to us at the same e-mail.

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April 2011 Hawke's Bay Flooding

   
Te Awanga   Te Awanga   Te Awanga
   
Te Awanga   Pourerere Beach   Pourerere Beach
   
Pourerere Beach   Huatokotoki Stream at Wallingford   Tractor driven pumps working at the Haumoana Pumping Station
   
Bluff Hill Slip   Bluff Hill Slip   Omakere, Central Hawke's Bay
   
Omakere, Central Hawke's Bay   Omakere, Central Hawke's Bay   Omakere, Central Hawke's Bay
   
Pourerere Beach Motor Camp   Pourerere Beach Motor Camp   Pourerere Beach Motor Camp
   
Morere Reserve   main Road into Waimarama   Waimarama Bridge North
   
Waitangi Rd Dropout   Waitangi Rd Slips   Waitangi and Waimarama Roads Intersection
   
Maraetotara Rd Slips   Maraetotara Farmland Slips   Maraetotara Farmland Slips
   
Ocean Beach Access Rd   Ocean Beach Access Rd   Ocean Beach Stream Bridge
   
Te Apiti Rd Bridge   Te Apiti Rd Floodplain   Kairakau Beach
   
Kairakau Beach   Gillies Ave, Waimarama   Gillies Ave, Waimarama
   
Gillies Ave, Waimarama   Gillies Ave, Waimarama   Gillies Ave, Waimarama

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October 2010 Exercise Tangaroa Event


   
Assessing the extent of innudation in Napier    Call centre team   Call centre team 2  
   
Emergency ops centre   Emergency ops centre 2   Emergency ops team  
   
 Group PIM prepares media release       Radio Crew       Wairoa and Mahia tsunami inundation  

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July 2007 Flood Event

The flood event in Hawke’s Bay on 17/18 July 2007 caused damage to roads and some houses as shown in the photos below.

   
Above: 17/07/2007 - Rescuing Maraekakaho Rural Fire Force equipment from
inundated fire station
 
  Above: Flooded wineries   Above: 17/07/2007 - Maraekakaho Homes
 
 
     
Above: 17/07/2007 - Maraekakaho Stream
 
  Above: 18/07/2007 - Flooded olive grove from Red Bridge Tukituki River
 
  Above: 17/07/2007 - Rescue mission in
Kereru Road
 
  
     
Above: 17/07/2007 - Maraekakaho Stream, flooded houses and surrounded
Monument on SH 50
 
  Above: 17/07/2007 - Maraekakaho Stream, flooded houses and surrounded
Monument on SH 50
 
  Above: 18/07/2007 - Tukituki River
at Blackbridge
 
 
     
Above: 18/07/2007 - Tukituki River at Blackbridge - Left Bank
 
  Above: 18/07/2007 - Tukituki River Mouth   Above: 18/07/2007 - Maraekakaho.
Tait Road flooded.
  

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2006 Snowfall Event 

The snow storm between 22-24 June 2006 plunged Hawke’s Bay into whiteout conditions, forcing wide-spread road closures and some motorists stranded as shown in the photos below.


 
 

Trapped vehicles as viewed from Police patrol vehicles on SH 5 during the snow storm 23 June 2006 show the importance of listening for weather information before deciding to travel.   Photographs courtesy of NZ Police

 

A view of Puketitiri Road winding through snow covered hills on 23 June 2006 after heavy snow falls which caused power cuts in some areas.  Photograph courtesy of Unison Networks Limited.

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