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Keep an eye on cyclone progress; Civil Defence

Friday, 13 March 2015, 1:45 pm | Northland Emergency Management

Keep an eye on Cyclone Pam’s progress over the weekend and be sensibly prepared for rough weather, but keep things in perspective, is the advice today to Northlanders from the region’s Civil Defence team. More >>

More heavy rain, winds on way today, North warned

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 12:17 pm | Northland Emergency Management

More heavy rain, winds on way today, North warned Civil Defence and other officials are keeping a wary eye on the heavens – and an approaching 11am east coast high tide – but say Northland appears to be coping with the latest burst of wet weather, ... More >>

More rain, wind and possible further flooding for Northland

Saturday, 19 July 2014, 10:39 am | Northland Emergency Management

Northlanders are again being warned to prepare for gale force winds, heavy rain and the possibility of further flooding as a low crosses the region today and tomorrow. More >>

Civil Defence, MetService monitoring low’s approach

Friday, 18 July 2014, 12:50 pm | Northland Emergency Management

Northland’s Civil Defence officials and the MetService are continuing to keep a close watch today as a low expected to bring some weekend rain to eastern parts of the region draws closer. Graeme MacDonald, spokesman for the Northland Civil Defence ... More >>

No food supply issues in Northland; Civil Defence

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 9:17 am | Northland Emergency Management

The Northland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group says there are no issues with food supplies reaching the region. Group spokesman Graeme MacDonald says while a media report had today suggested storm-related damage to the region’s roading network ... More >>

Clean up, welfare issues new focus for North in storm’s wake

Sunday, 13 July 2014, 9:37 am | Northland Emergency Management

Meeting immediate welfare needs and restoration of key infrastructure like power, roading, sewage treatment and water are the new focus for officials in Northland in the wake of one of the most long-running and damaging storms to hit in years. More >>

Wind, more rain, flooding expected in North today

Friday, 11 July 2014, 10:52 am | Northland Emergency Management

A sting in the tale of the storm that has plagued Northlanders for several days is likely to bring strong winds, more heavy rain and more flooding, the Met Service is warning. In its latest severe weather warning for northern and eastern parts of ... More >>

Miserable weather to continue; MetService

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 10:40 am | Northland Emergency Management

Bad weather is continuing to make life miserable in rain-sodden and wind-battered Northland – with the latest forecasts showing no real respite in sight for the next couple of days with more flooding and strong winds now likely. The latest MetService ... More >>

Worst of weather over, but second night without power looms

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 4:06 pm | Northland Emergency Management

The worst of the storm that brought widespread power cuts and surface flooding to Northland appears to have passed, but thousands of people still face the prospect of a second night without power, officials warn. As predicted by the MetService, ... More >>

Gale force wind warning remains

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 10:15 am | Northland Emergency Management

Gale force easterly winds gusting up to 130kmh are expected to continue to impact on storm-battered Northland, where people are today being warned to be very wary of downed power lines. The MetService lifted heavy rain warnings for Northland just ... More >>

Flooding, power outages as severe gales, rain take toll

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 8:41 am | Northland Emergency Management

Thousands of Northlanders across the region are without power and a number of roads are flooded with the gale forces winds that have been battering the region expected to continue into this afternoon. Claire Nyberg, spokesperson for the Northland Civil ... More >>

Expect wet, windy and wild day, North warned

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 10:36 am | Northland Emergency Management

Northland is being warned to expect increasing surface flooding and possible road closures as the day progresses, with latest forecasts predicting a further 80 to 120mm of rain, topped off by gale force winds this evening. MetService forecasters ... More >>

Persistent, heavy rain could bring surface floods, slips

Monday, 9 June 2014, 12:45 pm | Northland Emergency Management

Northlanders and visitors to the region are being warned persistent heavy rain forecast between now and late tomorrow could cause surface flooding and slips in parts of the region. MetService forecasters this morning issued a severe weather warning for ... More >>

Relief as bad weather heads away from Northland

Saturday, 15 March 2014, 5:09 pm | Northland Emergency Management

Civil Defence officials in Northland say it appears the worst of the effects of ex Tropical Cyclone Lusi may be over shortly – for their region at least – as the bad weather now bears down on other parts of New Zealand. Graeme MacDonald, spokesman ... More >>

Expanded tsunami siren network for Mangawhai

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 10:02 am | Northland Emergency Management

Mangwhai’s tsunami warning network is to be expanded with three new sirens to be installed – and an existing one relocated – in the lead-up to the busy summer season. More >>

Facebook, AA Roadwatch Latest Tools For North Civil Defence

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 1:44 pm | Northland Emergency Management

Social media giant Facebook and the Automobile Association’s Roadwatch website are two of the latest tools to be adopted by Northland’s Civil Defence officials to help provide information during winter storm events and other emergencies. More >>


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