Watch: Riwaka road left strewn with debris after flooding from Cyclone Gita

Images continue to emerge from the Nelson Tasman town of Riwaka, where heavy rain yesterday caused extensive flooding, bringing debris down onto numerous roads and properties.

TVNZ 1's Breakfast programme has received many submissions from viewers in the affected areas, showing large amounts of vegetation had been washed out by the floods.

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Car and properties were damaged in the flooding, with locals left with nothing to do but move their possessions to higher ground. Source: 1 NEWS

Other images from Titahi Bay on the Kapiti Coast near Wellington show that the well-known boat sheds have suffered serious damage.

The cleanup continues in many parts of the country, including in Taranaki where more than 14,000 properties were this morning still without power.

The Tasman town was hit hard by severe weather over the 24 hours. Source: Breakfast