Dealing with floods
Find information and resources on dealing with floods, how MPI assesses the severity of flooding and the process for classifying floods.
Storm a medium-scale adverse event
15 March 2017
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has today officially classified the storm damage around the Franklin Ward, Hauraki District and Thames-Coromandel District as a medium scale adverse event.
MPI works closely with local Rural Support Trusts and sector organisations to monitor severe storms and flooding.
Farmers affected by severe flooding should call their local Rural Support Trust on 0800 78 72 54 with information about what is happening in their area, or if they are experiencing any issues.
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Related websites and information
- Dairy NZ flood information
- Landvision decision tree for flood damaged pastures
- Landvision information about slips