Cyclone Cook Update

Thursday 20 April 2017 12:20 PM

Current Situation

A local State of Emergency remains in place for the Whakatane District to enable the continued response to flooding and storm damage in Edgecumbe and other Eastern Bay areas.

See or contact Whakatāne District Council on 07 306 0500 for the latest information, public alerts and updates for Edgecumbe and other parts of the district.

If you would like to support the clean up, you can register for the volunteer army at or you can donate to the EBOP Flood appeal at



Local councils are currently in recovery mode and working hard to clean up damage and restore services. 

For further updates and information, see:

If your property was affected by flooding you have up to three months from the date of the event to lodge a claim with EQC. Visit for more information on how to make a claim.




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Bay of Plenty Radio Frequencies

In an emergency the radio is your main source of information:


•             National Radio 101.5 FM & 1188 AM

•             Newstalk ZB 747 AM

•             The Hits 97.5 FM & 90.9 FM

•             More FM  95.9 FM

•             Radio Live 95.1 FM


Tauranga & Western Bay:

•             National Radio 101.0 FM & 819 AM

•             Newstalk ZB 90.2FM & 1008 AM

•             The Hits 95 FM

•             Breeze 95.8 FM

•             More FM  93.4 FM

•             Radio Live 100.6FM


Te Puke:

•             1XX 89.0 FM & 1242 AM



•             National Radio 101.7 FM

•             Radio Live 92.1 FM

•             1XX 90.5 FM

•             SunFM 106.5

•             TumekeFM 96.9


Edgecumbe, Ōpōtiki & Kawerau:

•             1XX 90.5 FM


Ōhope Beach:

•             1XX 92.9 FM

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