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You can find region-wide information on the Civil Defence Manawatu Wanganui page.
For the status of roads in Palmerston North, please call the Council or visit our road closures page.
For state highway information, call 0800 4HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49) or visit NZTA's Whanganui/Manawatū traffic updates page
Up-to-date information on river heights and rainfall is available via Horizons 24 hour toll-free Waterline 0508 4 FLOOD (0508 435 663) or its website: Horizons river heights and rainfall
For weather forecasts, please see the MetService website
Listen to your local radio
In an emergency please listen to your local radio station for information, news and advice on what to do.
Radio Stations to tune in to during an emergency are:
|Newstalk ZB Manawatū||927 AM|
|Classic Hits||97.8 FM|
|More FM||92.2 FM|
|Access Manawatū||999 AM|