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Kaikoura Earthquake media release #19, 24 November 2016

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 2:06 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Director, Sarah Stuart-Black, says the response is continuing to focus on meeting the needs of affected communities as safely and quickly as possible, following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 14 November. More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake Media Release #15

Monday, 21 November 2016, 9:50 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Director Sarah Stuart-Black says she had the “absolute privilege” today of visiting some of the ships that have been supporting the response effort to thank those on board. More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake media release 13

Friday, 18 November 2016, 9:33 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management Director Sarah Stuart-Black says the national response effort following Monday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Kaikoura is beginning to move toward recovery. More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake media release 9

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 9:09 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Civil Defence Emergency Management Director Sarah Stuart-Black says a national relief support effort is continuing today to support people affected by Monday’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Kaikoura. More >>

MCDEM update 1:30 PM 15/11/2016

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 2:17 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management says a national relief support effort is underway following yesterday’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Kaikoura. More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake media release 6

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 9:23 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

This morning, the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management is reminding people to stay safe and continue to be prepared for further aftershocks. People are asked to follow the advice of local Civil Defence groups and stay informed through ... More >>

Tsunami Threat Cancelled

Monday, 14 November 2016, 3:06 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has cancelled the tsunami warning in place for Wellington to Banks Peninsula. More >>

Hamner Springs Earthquake and Tsunami

Monday, 14 November 2016, 2:33 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) says a local state of emergency has been declared in Kaikoura and Hurunui. More >>

NO CHANGE Tsunami – Threat to Marine and Beach Areas

Monday, 14 November 2016, 10:16 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning (marine and beach threat) from Napier to north of Dunedin, Cook Straight coastal areas and The Chatham Islands. Please see the attached map for affected areas. ... More >>

NO CHANGE Tsunami – Threat to Marine and Beach Areas

Monday, 14 November 2016, 9:14 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a tsunami warning (marine and beach threat) from Napier to north of Dunedin, Cook Straight coastal areas and The Chatham Islands. Please see the attached map for affected areas. ... More >>

Hamner Springs Earthquake and Tsunami: Update 3

Monday, 14 November 2016, 9:05 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management - Hamner Springs Earthquake and Tsunami media release 3 More >>

Hamner Springs Earthquake and Tsunami media release 1

Monday, 14 November 2016, 7:05 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management Media release #1 14 November 2016, 4:03am Around midnight on Monday 14 November a magnitude 7.5 earthquake occurred 15 km northeast of Culverden in the South Island, at a depth of 15 km. Since then, ... More >>

Tomorrow is World Tsunami Awareness Day

Friday, 4 November 2016, 1:45 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The UN General Assembly has made 5 November World Tsunami Awareness Day with the first one being held this year.It’s a chance for all of us to find out more about tsunami and how to prepare for them. More >>

Tsunami awareness saves lives

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 1:32 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The UN General Assembly has made 5 November World Tsunami Awareness Day with the first one being held this year. It’s a chance for all of us to find out more about tsunami and how to prepare for them. More >>

Stan’s back, and he’s more prepared than ever before

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 11:08 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Kiwi kids will be better prepared for emergencies thanks to a new teaching resource developed by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management and EQC. More >>

Prepared communities start with prepared kids

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 1:53 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Making sure kids are prepared for when emergencies strike will be at the heart of Get Ready Week, which is held every year in recognition of the International Day for Natural Disaster (13 October). More >>

Tsunami warning cancelled

Friday, 2 September 2016, 9:29 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management has cancelled the tsunami marine and beach threat warning in place for the North Coast Regions of the North Island of New Zealand following the 7.1m earthquake at 4:38am on 2 September 2016. More >>

Tsunami Marine and Beach Threat Cancelled

Friday, 2 September 2016, 8:31 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has cancelled the tsunami marine and beach threat warning in place for the North Coast Regions of the North Island of New Zealand. More >>

Marine and Beach threat for North Coast of North Island

Friday, 2 September 2016, 8:03 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Following this morning’s earthquake and tsunami activity, the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a marine and beach threat warning for the North Coast of the North Island of New Zealand , including Northland, Auckland, ... More >>

Tsunami – Threat to Marine and Beach Areas #4 0735 2/9/16

Friday, 2 September 2016, 7:49 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

National Warning: Tsunami – Threat to Marine and Beach Areas   No:  4   Issued 07:35 NZST 2 September 2016 More >>

 

 

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