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Check for flood risks before you buy or build

Mātaihia ngā raru waipuke i mua i tō hokonga, hanga whare rānei

​Assess flood hazards

Flood hazards are land which will be covered during heavy rainfall. In some instances the flood water will pool in low points. In others, the water will be fast moving down a slope. For an indication of whether there is a flood hazard on or near your property, see GeoMaps.

Our tip

Visit the property and consider the flood hazard before you buy or design the stormwater system.

​Get property information

To help you make the informed decisions, you should get: