East Coast’s forestry nightmare: One year after Cyclone Gabrielle, threat from fragile hills just grows

16 February 2024 

From NZ Herald. By Andrea Fox

One year ago, all hell broke loose in Tairāwhiti when Cyclone Gabrielle propelled 1.4 million tonnes of wood debris down the East Coast’s steep, fragile hillsides into rivers and on to bridges, homes, farms, roads and beaches below.

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