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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 >>

National Warning: Tsunami – Threat to Marine and Beach Areas

Friday, 2 September 2016, 7:17 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

National Warning: Tsunami – Threat to Marine and Beach Areas   No:  03    Please see the attached tsuanmi threat map ECET_threatlevelmap_001.pdf More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

Sunday, 17 April 2016, 2:50 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM). ________________________________________ An earthquake has occurred with these parameters : Origin time: 2359 UTC APR 16 2016 NZ time: 1159 NZST APR 17 2016 Co-ordinates: 0.2 NORTH 80.1 WEST Depth: 10 KM / 6 ... More >>

Christchurch Earthquake

Monday, 15 February 2016, 8:50 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The National Crisis Management Centre has been stood down following its earlier activation to monitor today's earthquake in Christchurch. More >>

Managing welfare services in emergencies

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 1:31 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Improvements are being made to how welfare services are coordinated and delivered to communities when there is an emergency. More >>

National Advisory: Earthquake

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 8:29 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued an earthquake advisory. An earthquake has occurred with these parameters: More >>

Seven Day Countdown to ShakeOut earthquake drill

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 2:00 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

With just seven days to go until New Zealand’s national ShakeOut earthquake drill, a challenge is going out to every business and family in the country to sign up now to help them ‘get ready and get thru’ if there is a disaster. More >>

Warning: Tsunami Marine and Beach Threat #18 4:15 18/9/15

Friday, 18 September 2015, 9:27 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

National Warning: Tsunami Marine and Beach Threat ________________________________________ No: 18 ________________________________________ Issued at 04:15 hours on 18/09/15. More >>

Update on Tsunami from earthquake in Chile - 7am 18/9/15

Friday, 18 September 2015, 9:24 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management reports that the first tsunami wave following the earthquake in Chile reached New Zealand just before midnight (11.50pm) at the Chatham Islands. More >>

Revised Guide to the National CDEM Plan 2015

Friday, 17 July 2015, 3:03 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) now welcomes written submissions on the draft Revised Guide to the National CDEM Plan 2015 ( the revised Guide ) from the civil defence emergency management sector, agencies with arrangements ... More >>

Severe storm update

Sunday, 21 June 2015, 10:03 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

A severe storm affecting both the North and South Islands has resulted in the declaration of states of local emergency on 20 June in Wanganui, Rangitikei and Taranaki for the purpose of evacuations. More >>

Sign language interpreter Jeremy Borland backing NZ Shakeout

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 2:14 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Sign language interpreter Jeremy Borland is the latest prominent New Zealander to get behind New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill. More >>

Logistics guideline published

Friday, 12 June 2015, 1:24 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management today published Logistics in CDEM: Director's Guidelines for Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups . This will complete another recommendation from the Review of the CDEM Response to the ... More >>

More than 250,000 registered for New Zealand ShakeOut

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 1:03 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

More than 250,000 people have already registered to take part in New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill. More >>

Get Ready to ‘Get Thru’ winter

Monday, 25 May 2015, 9:43 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

With winter approaching the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management is using social media to help make sure New Zealanders are prepared. More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

Friday, 8 May 2015, 9:48 am | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Issued at 19:34 hours on 07/05/15. Issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM). More >>

Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 2:34 pm | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

An earthquake has occurred with these parameters: Origin time: 0144 UTC 5 May 2015 NZ time: 1344 NZST 5 May 2015 Co-ordinates: 5.6 South, 152.1 East Depth: 10km / 6 Miles Location: New Ireland Region Papua New Guinea Magnitude: 7.5 The above magnitude ... More >>

 

 

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