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'It's a heartbreaking process to go through': Five years on from the Whanganui flood

Mike Tweed
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Mike Tweed

Mike Tweed is a multimedia journalist at the Whanganui Chronicle

Five years ago this weekend Whanganui had its worst flooding on record.

Whanganui and its surrounding districts were hit with 131mm of rain in 48 hours meaning 190 million litres of water had to leave