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Northlanders urged to ‘Get Ready, Get Thru’

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:20 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northlanders may have had more than their share of storms lately, but they are still being encouraged to give a thought to how they would handle natural disasters and other hazards as part of the upcoming national ‘Get Ready Week’. More >>

Region coping well despite new State Highway issue, flooding

Monday, 21 July 2014, 11:41 am | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northland has a new State Highway One slip to deal with and fresh flooding affected several dwellings in the south of the region, but overall it coped well with the latest the elements threw at it over the weekend. More >>

Clean-up continues in Northland after heavy overnight rain

Sunday, 20 July 2014, 12:43 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Storm-weary Northlanders are today returning their attention to clean-up efforts after another drenching overnight. More >>

Severe weather watch a ‘sensible precaution’; Civil Defence

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 2:20 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Civil Defence officials say a ‘severe weather watch’ issued for Northland for the weekend reflects a sensible, cautious approach by forecasters and is no cause for alarm at this stage. More >>

Looming State Highway reopening a key recovery step

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 12:49 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northland’s recovery from the storm which battered it is poised to reach an important milestone shortly with confirmation today a key, slip-affected section of State Highway One is now expected to reopen on Saturday. More >>

Storm recovery work continues in North

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 12:54 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Post storm-recovery work – including 24/7 efforts to repair an important slip-affected section of State Highway One south of Kawakawa – are continuing in Northland. Graeme MacDonald, spokesman for the Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) ... More >>

Post-storm recovery enters third day

Monday, 14 July 2014, 12:54 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northland’s post-storm mop up entered its third day today with good progress being made addressing infrastructural issues – including roading, water and power – and continuing emphasis on meeting the welfare needs those most-heavily impacted ... More >>

Welfare strong focus in ongoing post-storm recovery 13/7/14

Monday, 14 July 2014, 12:36 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northlanders – especially those in flood-struck areas like Moerewa – continue to show remarkable resilience as the region works to return to normality in the wake of this week’s storm, Civil Defence officials say. More >>

North well-prepared for storm overnight; Civil Defence

Friday, 11 July 2014, 5:10 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Civil Defence officials say they will be keeping a close watch overnight as the storm that has dogged the region since early this week delivers a final flurry of wind, rain and flooding – but say the region is well-prepared and expected to cope well. More >>

Storm-weary Northlanders hunker down for third night

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 5:09 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Storm-weary Northlanders are preparing to hunker down for a third night – many of them still without power – as the effects of ongoing bad weather, including renewed flooding, start to bite. More >>

More heavy winter rain, gale forces winds for Northland

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 9:40 am | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northlanders are being warned to take care with thunderstorms, heavy rain and gale force winds gusting up to 140kmh forecast for the region from about lunchtime today. MetService forecasters this morning (subs: 0843 hrs) issued a severe weather warning ... More >>

Strong winds batter Northland

Saturday, 15 March 2014, 10:57 am | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Strong winds – rather than heavy rain – appear to be causing Northlanders the bigger headaches as the remains of Tropical Cyclone Lusi track south. MetService forecasters this morning issued a new strong wind warning for Northland, with easterly ... More >>

Heavy rain, strong winds likely for Northland

Friday, 14 March 2014, 11:10 am | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northlanders and visitors to the region are being warned of potentially heavy rain, strong winds and storm surges tonight as the remains of Tropical Cyclone Lusi affect the region. More >>

Kaikohe to trial Youth in Emergency Services scheme

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 3:29 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Fifteen nominated young people from the wider Kaikohe area will be given a hands-on introduction to the work their local emergency services do as Northland becomes one of the first regions to roll-out a new national scheme shortly. More >>

Workshops to help businesses survive, recover

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 9:40 am | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Northland’s Civil Defence officials are to offer a series of workshops next month to help the region’s business owners and operators survive – and better recover from – emergencies. More >>

Northland is not included in the potential tsunami threat

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 5:08 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Media Release from Northland Civil Defence Group Controller. Northland is not included in the potential tsunami threat to New Zealand issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management. Northland Civil Defence Group controller Graeme MacDonald ... More >>

Civil Defence offers help to ‘ill-prepared’ North businesses

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 12:23 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Media release Civil Defence offers help to ‘ill-prepared’ North businesses Lessons from Christchurch’s devastating earthquakes show most Northland business owners are ill-prepared to survive and recover from an emergency, the region’s Civil Defence ... More >>

Further heavy rain expected overnight in Northland

Monday, 19 March 2012, 5:16 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

A new MetService forecast shows another 70mm to 90mm of rain may be on its way for Northland, with people warned to be vigilant and stay off the region’s roads overnight. More >>

Floods mean caution still needed, Northlanders told

Monday, 19 March 2012, 3:26 pm | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Civil Defence officials say Northlanders cannot afford to be complacent about today’s weather, with rain-swollen rivers expected to continue to flood in places and a number of roads still impassable. More >>

Tsunami siren testing 1 April

Monday, 12 March 2012, 10:38 am | Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management

Tsunami siren testing 1 April: Yes, it's April Fool's Day, no it's not a joke More >>

 

 

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