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6.5 earthquake 155km east of Te Araroa

Monday, 17 November 2014, 12:50 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

A 6.5 earthquake occurred 155km east of Te Araroa this morning. The event was felt widely across the District as a long rolling motion around the City, but more strongly up the top of the coast. More >>

Kermadec Earthquake - No Tsunami Threat to NZ [0747 24/6/14]

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 9:15 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

An earthquake has occurred with these parameters : Origin time: 1919 ZULU 23 JUN 2014 NZ time: 0719 NZST 24 JUN 2014 Co-ordinates: 30.1 SOUTH 177.0 WEST Depth: 5 KM Location: KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION Magnitude: 7.2 The above magnitude is provisional ... More >>

Civil Defence welcomes Statistics NZ preparedness data

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:31 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Statistics New Zealand survey results released today confirm the trend of more and more households being prepared for emergencies but, overall, the total is still low. More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

Friday, 16 August 2013, 2:55 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

An earthquake has occurred with these parameters: Origin time: 0231 ZULU 16 AUG 2013; NZ time: 1431 NZST 16 AUG 2013; Co-ordinates: 41.8 SOUTH 174.2 EAST; Depth: 8 KM; Location: COOK STRAIT NEW ZEALAND; Magnitude: 6.2. The above magnitude is provisional ... More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

Sunday, 21 July 2013, 9:44 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Based on current information, the initial assessment is that the earthquake is unlikely to have caused a tsunami that will pose a threat to New Zealand. More >>

Exercise Te Ripahapa

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 3:32 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

All Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups across the South Island will be participating in an exercise tomorrow (29 May, 2013) based on a simulated massive earthquake event of the Alpine Fault rupturing. More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami CANCELLATION

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 9:28 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

National Advisory: Tsunami - Potential Marine and Beach Threat CANCELLATION - Minor threat remains ________________________________________ No: 05 ________________________________________ Issued at 2100 hours on 06/02/2013. More >>

Tsunami not a sea or land risk for Northland

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 8:55 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management has advised of a potential marine and beach threat for parts of New Zealand’s coast from Taranaki to Milford Sound, caused by a magnitude 8 earthquake this afternoon in the Santa Cruz Islands, ... More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami 17.20pm

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 8:53 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

National Advisory – Tsunami: Potential Marine and Beach Threat remains in force for selected coastal areas of New Zealand. The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) issued a national advisory at 17:20 pm 6 February 2013 for - tsunami ... More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami 5.20pm

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 5:29 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

National Advisory: Tsunami Potential Marine and Beach Threat ________________________________________ No: 03 ________________________________________ Issued at 1720 hours on 06/02/2013 The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a national ... More >>

National Advisory #1: Tsunami - Potential Threat To NZ

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 4:35 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This was the first advisory issued at 2.40pm. The warnings published earlier in the Scoop Regional wire supersede this warning notice which is published for the sake of completeness. More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami Potential Threat to New Zealand

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 4:25 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a Tsunami Potential Threat advisory for EAST CAPE, GISBORNE, AUCKLAND EAST, NEW PLYMOUTH, WELLINGTON, MILFORD SOUND, NAPIER, WESTPORT. More >>

Tsunami – Potential Threat to NZ - Release No: 1 4pm

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 4:24 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a Tsunami Potential Threat advisory for East Cape, Gisborne, Auckland East, New Plymouth, Wellington, Milford Sound, Napier and Westport. More >>

Contribution to Bay of Plenty civil defence acknowledged

Friday, 30 November 2012, 11:11 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Needing assistance from the Whakatane-based New Zealand Response Team 17 isn’t an event anyone wants to happen, at any time. More >>

National Advisory: MCDEM Cancellation Message

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 1:08 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The threat related to the eruption at Tongariro Te Maari crater that occurred yesterday (21 November, at 1:25pm) has now passed. We are therefore cancelling the National Advisory that related to that eruption. More >>

Volcanic Activity - Potential Threat 21/11/12 #1

Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 2:30 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Minor volcanic activity is occurring at Tongariro - Te Maari craters and could be hazardous in the immediate vicinity of the craters. Light volcanic ash fall can be anticipated downwind of Tongariro and may impact the following areas/regions: More >>

New Zealand ShakeOut, more than 1.3 million involved

Wednesday, 26 September 2012, 4:17 pm | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management is delighted with New Zealand’s tremendous response to our first ever national earthquake drill, New Zealand ShakeOut, and that response from schools, businesses, councils, people at home and media is ... More >>

New Zealand ShakeOut Update: 1 million participants!

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 11:41 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

Media release 4 September 2012 New Zealand ShakeOut Update - We now have 1 million participants! We are sooooooo excited! This morning, on the second anniversary of the first Canterbury earthquake, we reached our goal of 1 million people for the ... More >>

Tongariro Update

Tuesday, 7 August 2012, 9:12 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

www.civildefence.govt.nz GNS Science is monitoring the situation and have issued a Volcanic Alert Bulletin which retains the volcanic alert level as Level 2 but increases the Aviation Colour Code from Orange to Red. Ash cloud predictions are usually issued ... More >>

New Multi-Lingual Radio Ads Start: “Drop, Cover, And Hold”

Monday, 30 July 2012, 11:09 am | Civil Defence Emergency Management

From tomorrow (Monday), people will hear new Drop, Cover and Hold earthquake preparedness ads on the radio - in six different languages. More >>

 

 

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