14 Jun 2018

Gisborne council warned last year about slash risk

From Morning Report, 7:26 am on 14 June 2018

The Gisborne District Council was warned in a report more than seven months ago that forestry debris was likely to cause huge damage in another big storm. The council commissioned the report after Cyclone Cook last year swept logs and slash down rivers - it predicted the destruction that's unfolded over the past week was highly likely.