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Christchurch Civil Defence Update #9

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 8:54 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

There are still some very active fire fronts up on the Port Hills, but not as many as there were prior to midnight. A large number of fire crews have been on the ground working hard to protect properties overnight, and the drop in fire activity can also ... More >>

National Advisory: No Tsunami Threat to New Zealand

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 9:57 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

No: 01 Issued 1810 22 JAN 2017 More Detail: An earthquake has occurred with these parameters: Origin time: UTC 0430 22 JAN 2017 NZ time: NZDT 1730 22 JAN 2017 Co-ordinates: 6.1 SOUTH 155.2 EAST Depth: 168 KMS Location: SOLOMON ISLANDS Magnitude: 7.9 The ... More >>

Potential Tsunami Threat for marine and beach areas

Friday, 9 December 2016, 8:15 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Potential Tsunami Threat for marine and beach areas This is an official request for the broadcast of an Emergency Announcement in accordance with the Memoranda of Understanding between the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management and ... More >>

Nelson Tasman Community awareness meetings

Monday, 5 December 2016, 4:47 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Management group is holding a number of public meetings throughout the District over the next couple of weeks starting with Motueka tomorrow night. More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake media release #22

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 3:46 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Director, Sarah Stuart-Black, says the Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group’s decision to extend the local State of Emergency will ensure the Group has the powers it needs ... More >>

Kaikoura Emergency Access Route

Sunday, 27 November 2016, 2:48 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The reason for the closure is to allow NZ Transport Agency contractors to rest their crews, who have been working on the road now for almost two weeks. More >>

GNS Slow-slip update , 26 November 2016

Saturday, 26 November 2016, 9:26 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Media Statement 26 November 2016, 1800hrs GNS has issued an update about recent observations that were published approximately a week ago. They have observed unusual activity involving two slow slips (slow moving earthquakes) at the same time, on both east ... More >>

Kaikoura Emergency Access route (Inland Road) closed

Saturday, 26 November 2016, 9:24 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The public are being warned to stay off the Kaikoura Emergency Access route (Inland Road). More >>

Today's convoy out of Kaikoura

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:34 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Today's convoy out of Kaikoura along the Kaikoura Emergency Access (KEA) route (Inland Road) More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake media release #20

Friday, 25 November 2016, 1:56 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Director Sarah Stuart-Black says the response to the Kaikoura earthquake is continuing to make good progress. More >>

Road evacuation from Kaikoura today

Friday, 25 November 2016, 11:40 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Plans are proceeding to provide a safe and coordinated road evacuation from Kaikoura for some residents and visitors from 1-3pm today. This is for one-way travel from Kaikoura in a southward direction only. More >>

No Tsunami Threat to New Zealand

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:30 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

More Detail: An earthquake has occurred with these parameters: More >>

Residents being evacuated from Goose Bay

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 3:48 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

An urgent precautionary evacuation of 35 homes in Goose Bay, south of Kaikoura is underway. More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake media release #18

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 1:33 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Civil Defence Emergency Management is working behind the scenes and on the ground, locally, regionally and nationally with partner agencies to ensure the needs of affected communities are being met, following the 7.8 magnitude Kaikoura earthquake on Monday. More >>

Update from Kaikoura Civil Defence

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 12:28 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Kaikoura Emergency Access Route (Inland Route) has been re-assessed. More >>

Kaikoura Emergency Access Route closure for assesment

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 9:24 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Kaikoura Emergency Access Route (Inland Road) has been fully closed to all traffic for assessment following the 5.7 magnitude aftershock at 6.13pm today, and the increased risk to the road from further landslides and the potential overtopping of the Towy ... More >>

Civil Defence registering interest for public convoy

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 2:50 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Kaikoura Civil Defence is taking registrations from people with rugged 4WDs or Class 1 rigid trucks vehicles who want to join a managed convoy to leave Kaikoura, when road conditions allow. More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake media release #17, 22/11/2016, 1330hrs

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 1:44 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

“Our thoughts are with the people of Japan who currently have a tsunami warning in place, following the 7.4M earthquake earlier today,” says Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Director, Sarah Stuart-Black. “There is no tsunami ... More >>

National Advisory: No Tsunami Threat to New Zealand

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 10:47 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Origin time: 2100 UTC 21 November 2016 NZ time: 1000 NZDT 22 November 2016 Co-ordinates: 37.3 North 141.6 East Depth: 10km Location: Near East Coast of Honshu Japan Magnitude: 7.3 The above magnitude is provisional and may be increased or decreased as more ... More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake media release #16

Monday, 21 November 2016, 1:31 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management is continuing to work 24/7 with dozens of agencies to manage the response to the 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake. More >>

 

 

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