New Zealand's largest city has been hit by torrential rain, causing widespread flooding in some areas.

Emergency services have been dispatched to help those fleeing flooded homes and the country's MetService has issued a number of severe weather warnings for the North Island.

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  • The Auckland Airport Domestic Terminal will re-open for arriving and departing flights from 12pm Saturday, 28 January. No international flights will be departing from Auckland Airport before 5pm Saturday, 28 January, this timing remains an estimate and there will be further updates at 1pm.
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