Live blog: Community reels after tornado damage

By Troy Rawhiti-Forbes

A tree which crushed a boat at a family home in Hobsonville. Photo / Paul Harper
A tree which crushed a boat at a family home in Hobsonville. Photo / Paul Harper

As many as 150 homes were deemed to be uninhabitable following the tornado that swept through Hobsonville in west Auckland yesterday.

Social media editor Troy Rawhiti-Forbes and reporter Paul Harper are on the ground in west Auckland talking to residents affected by the destruction.

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