Today is the second day residents have been displaced from their homes as the flood waters are yet to recede in Edgecumbe.
Prime Minister Bill English was in the Eastern Bay of Plenty this morning, witnesses the devastating floods in Whakatane District.
Whakatane Civil Defence are expected to release an update on the region's flooding at 3pm.
In the meantime, check out photos from the area below.
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The Rangitaiki River. Photos: Tracy Hardy.