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Cyclone Cook has largely left the Auckland region and, while there is still some rain and wind about, Auckland has escaped the worst of the weather system.
Updated 1:30pm Thursday 13 April: Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management is urging Aucklanders to think carefully about their travel plans and prepare for a wet few days as Cyclone Cook passes by the region.
This week's weather has left Auckland soggy, slippery and in clean-up mode.
Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management is monitoring a severe weather system in on the Auckland region.
Watercare is advising Aucklanders that the need to save water has now ended, with the organisation confident they can fulfil demand.
If you hear sirens at noon on Sunday 2 April, there's no cause for alarm – the city’s tsunami alerts will be undergoing their twice-yearly test.
Watercare is still dealing with the effects of the Tasman Tempest and is treating less water than normal.
Metservice has forecast heavier falls in localised spots across the region on Sunday and Monday that could continue until the end of next week.
Auckland Council has issued a warrant to undertake the emergency partial demolition of the Probett Building at 3107 Great North Road, New Lynn.