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Rahotu community responds to tornado damage

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 4:00 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Homes and properties in and around Rahotu township bore the brunt of the damaging tornado that struck Taranaki at 6.45am today (Tuesday). More >>

Taranaki Civil Defence assesses Rahotu tornado damage

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 11:00 am | Taranaki Civil Defence

Taranaki Civil Defence is assessing damage from tornados that hit the Rahotu area earlier today and is coordinating the response to assist people with damaged homes and property. Strong winds are also forecast for Taranaki later today. The New Zealand ... More >>

Boil Water Notice still in place but focus is on recovery

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 3:33 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

The Boil Water Notice remains in place in New Plymouth and areas to the east, and an administrative step today confirmed the focus is firmly on getting life back to normal. More >>

Massive water delivery to get the kids back to school

Sunday, 25 February 2018, 1:14 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

With the State of Emergency for New Plymouth lifted earlier today, another step towards normality for the region is underway as 85,000 bottles of water are delivered to local schools this week. More >>

Taranaki: State of Emergency lifted, but keep boiling water

Sunday, 25 February 2018, 12:36 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

New Plymouth Mayor Neil Holdom this morning announced the lifting of the State of Emergency declaration that has been in place for New Plymouth district since Wednesday. More >>

Taranaki: boil water notice message reactivated

Saturday, 24 February 2018, 2:54 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

The Emergency Mobile Alert regarding a Boil Water Notice in parts of New Plymouth following ex-Cyclone Gita will be re-sent after 2.30pm this afternoon. More >>

Taranaki: Ex Cyclone Gita 23 February 11.45am

Friday, 23 February 2018, 12:02 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Media Release For immediate release Event: Ex Cyclone Gita Media release no: 5 Date/Time: 23 February 11.45am Latest updates New Plymouth District Water supply: More >>

Update 22 February 10.10am - Working on multiple fronts

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 10:32 am | Taranaki Civil Defence

• All equipment for the pipe repair has arrived on site and NPDC is hard at work trying to fix the main water supply pipe near Hydro road, north of New Plymouth. More >>

Taranaki: Water tankers deployed (updated)

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 4:40 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Please note additional location in New Plymouth and amended timings for tanker arrival at New Plymouth locations: Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Media Release For immediate release Event: Ex Cyclone Gita Media release no: 3 Date/Time: ... More >>

Ex Cyclone Gita media release 3: Water tankers deployed

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 3:27 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Damage to the water reticulation network caused by ex Cyclone Gita is having a major impact on water supplies to eastern New Plymouth and townships to the east of the city. More >>

State of Emergency to continue in New Plymouth District

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 10:57 am | Taranaki Civil Defence

State of Emergency to continue in New Plymouth District Description of situation • The local state of emergency will remain in place for New Plymouth District but will be lifted for Stratford District and South Taranaki District at noon today. ... More >>

Emergency declared in Taranaki region

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 8:06 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Media Release For immediate release Event: Ex Cyclone Gita Media release no: 1 Date/Time: 20 February, 8pm Emergency declared in Taranaki region Description of situation • A state of emergency was ... More >>

Ex Cyclone Fehi: precautionary evacuations advised Waitara

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 4:11 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Ex Cyclone Fehi - precautionary evacuations advised in Waitara east beach overnight The precautionary evacuation of residents in Howard Street (East Quay) and Waitara East Beach is still in place. People in the area are advised to evacuate their homes ... More >>

Ex Cyclone Fehi precautionary evacuations in Waitara east

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 1:21 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Ex Cyclone Fehi precautionary evacuations in Waitara east A coastal storm surge and high winds combined with a spring tide caused localised flooding on the east bank at the Waitara River mouth at midday today. Precautionary evacuations have been ... More >>

‘Marine and beach’ tsunami threat lifted in Taranaki

Monday, 14 November 2016, 10:57 am | Taranaki Civil Defence

The Ministry for Civil Defence and Emergency Management has lifted the Marine and Beach tsunami threat warning for Taranaki and many other parts of New Zealand, though it remains in place in some eastern areas of both islands. More >>

Emergency phase over; focus turns to recovery

Sunday, 28 June 2015, 12:20 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Taranaki's State of Emergency will not be renewed when it lapses at 9 o'clock tonight (Saturday 27 June). More >>

Support continues for flood–affected residents

Friday, 26 June 2015, 11:37 am | Taranaki Civil Defence

Support continues for flood–affected residents Taranaki Civil Defence continues to maintain contact and provide urgent supplies to households which remain isolated by road closures. The State of Emergency in Taranaki remains and is reviewed each ... More >>

Eye to recovery as response continues

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 11:12 am | Taranaki Civil Defence

Eye to recovery as response continues Taranaki Civil Defence is maintaining contact with households in remote areas which remain cut-off and providing urgent welfare, medical and other necessities. The State of Emergency in Taranaki remains and is ... More >>

Ongoing Taranaki Disaster welfare relief

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 12:01 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

Emergency welfare supplies are continuing to be flown out to people in isolated rural Taranaki today. Emergency supply drops today are concentrating in the areas of Waitotara and Tangahoe Valley and are focused on getting supplies to 16 households. Urgent ... More >>

Taranaki Disaster Relief Fund set up

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 2:59 pm | Taranaki Civil Defence

A Taranaki disaster relief fund has been set up for public donations to help local people affected by heavy flooding and storm damage. Details of the fund, set up today, are: Taranaki Regional Council at TSB Bank, 15-3947-0492814-01 “Taranaki Disaster ... More >>

 

 

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