Trees annihilated at Ward

02:32, Jun 22 2013
Kaikoura snow
On the road south of Kaikoura
Ure Road
Flooding on Ure Rd near Ward
Redwood Pass Rd
A tree fell on to the back of the house narrowly missing the car
The Elevation
Snow on the Elevation near Picton
Snow in Marlborough
A very chilly morning in the Marlborough vineyards
Chilly in the Awatere Valley this morning
tree on railway lines
A tree has fallen on the railway lines north of Ward
Stones on the road
Stones across the road at the old wharf near Fyffe House Kaikoura following high tide overnight
South Bay storm damage
Contractors clear debris thrown up by the high tide overnight off the road at South Bay
High tide left its mark on the shore at Kaikoura
No chance of whale watching today
The green boat broke its mooring and was washed on shore at Kaikoura
The high tide left seaweed on the jetty at Kaikoura
A big mess to clean up in South Bay, Kaikoura
Doug Avery
A huge tree fell across the boundary fence at Bonavery Farm blocking the neighbour/s farm gate
Doug Avery
About 200 trees have blown over at Bonavery Farm
Ward Beach Rd
Ward Beach Rd
Lake Rotoiti
Lake Rotoiti this morning. Chilling down nicely for the Blue Duck nude winter swim on Sunday
Quinn Avery
Oliver and Qiunn Avery from Bonavaree Farm, 10km south of Seddon, standing infront of a huge uprooted gum tree
Terry Costello
Terry Costello's drive blocked off by fallen trees and power wires on Friday morning. The power was still out on Saturday afternoon
Stop go man
High winds and rain hit areas of Marlborough leaving trees down, slips and power outages. SH1 down to one lane north of Ward as road crews cleared the slips.
Kaka Rd, Ward
Tree fell on power lines on Kaka Rd near Ward
Sam Kersten
Farm worker Sam Kersten, Kaka Rd, Ward, stands next to a couple of toppled tress, that ripped up his brand new fence.
Dennis Burkhart
Flaxbourne cafe plantation owned by Dennis Burkhart was flattened. About one thousand 18-year-old trees were lost.
Dennis Burkhart
Almost the entire plantation was ripped from the ground in the high winds on Thursday night
Trees blown out of the ground
1000 trees were ripped out of the ground
Marlborough lines
Marlborough Lines crews clear trees that fell on lines closing the road to Ward Beach.
Marlborough lines
Marlborough Lines crews clear trees to try to restore power to homes in Ward
Eric Bayly
Three macrocapa trees fell on Eric Bayly's home
Eric Bayly
Eric Bayly outside his home in Seddon St, Ward
Eric Bayly
Eric Bayly outside his Seddon St, Ward home where three trees have smashed into his home
Kieran Hickman
Farmer Kieran Hickman at Taimate Rd in Ward where his pump shed was lifted off the ground.
Crews work to remove a tree that fell on the railway line near Taimate Rd, Ward.
Waves at Kaikoura
Giant seas at Kaikoura

People in rural areas of Marlborough are busy cleaning up damaged properties after fierce winds battered coastal areas on Thursday, flattening thousands of trees and wreaking havoc on farms.


The Marlborough Express