Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group - Latest News [Page 2]

Great Barrier Island fire - update No. 5

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 4:47 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Changes in heat and humidity this afternoon have seen renewed fire activity within the contained fire area. More >>

Tornado and severe weather - Update 6

Friday, 7 December 2012, 2:56 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Civil Defence will be receiving information on the status of all affected buildings by 3:00pm. 570 households remain without power. More >>

Tornado event and severe weather in Auckland

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 3:48 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Police have confirmed three people are dead and seven have been transferred to hospital. Those affected were believed to be involved in the construction of a school at Hobsonville Point and/or were hit by a tree. More >>

Auckland Civil Defence On Tornado

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 1:53 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Auckland Civil Defence On Tornado Auckland Civil Defence is closely monitoring the situation in West Auckland where there are reports of fatalities and roof damage following a tornado around lunchtime. Police have set up an operational base at Whenuapai ... More >>

Tsunami siren testing this Sunday

Thursday, 29 March 2012, 4:00 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

The tsunami sirens in west Auckland, on both the east and west coasts, will be tested this Sunday to check operational performance and familiarise residents with the siren tones. More >>

Cancellation of tsunami warning to Auckland

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 9:37 am | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Auckland Civil Defence have been advised that there is no further tsunami risk to Auckland from that occurred at the Kermadec Islands today at 7:03am. However, as a precaution, the Auckland Civil Defence is continuing to monitor the situation. More >>

Tsunami warning for Auckland - expected arrival 10am today

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 8:38 am | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Auckland Civil Defence has issued a tsunami warning for Auckland coastlines We are assessing the potential severity of the event. More >>

Update on Aucklanders in Christchurch

Wednesday, 9 March 2011, 9:01 am | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

The following council, lifelines, emergency services and civil defence staff are currently in Christchurch or at the national crisis management centre in Wellington assisting with earthquake recovery work. More >>

Aucklanders least prepared for disaster

Sunday, 6 March 2011, 4:03 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Aucklanders least prepared for disaster Aucklanders are being urged to take steps to ensure they are ready to respond to an emergency. Auckland Civil Defence controller Clive Manley says that the recent Christchurch earthquakes provide tragic reminders ... More >>

Registering with Red Cross essential

Saturday, 5 March 2011, 2:16 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Anyone who has left Christchurch as a result of the earthquake on 22 February should register with Red Cross and keep the organisation up to date on their whereabouts. Auckland Civil Defence controller Clive Manley reminds those Christchurch residents ... More >>

Auckland sets up welfare centre for earthquake evacuees

Thursday, 24 February 2011, 12:32 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

A welfare centre for evacuees from Christchurch is up and running at the Faith Church in Manukau.   The centre, set up by Auckland Civil Defence, will act as a coordination centre for accommodation, transport and general welfare requirements for those people ... More >>

Auckland responds to Christchurch earthquake

Tuesday, 22 February 2011, 8:19 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

The Mayor says Auckland will do whatever it can to help the people of Christchurch in the wake of their devastating earthquake. More >>

Metservice Issues Auckland Weather Warning

Sunday, 23 May 2010, 12:39 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

The Auckland Region Emergency Management Office reminds Aucklanders to stay up-to-date with weather forecasts over the next 24 hours. MetService expects the Auckland region to be hit by severe weather between Sunday night and Monday morning. More >>

All Aucklanders need an emergency plan

Friday, 5 March 2010, 2:41 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Figures out this week show that nationally only 15 per cent of people have an emergency plan and or enough food and water for three days. More >>

Threat to the Auckland region cancelled

Monday, 1 March 2010, 9:43 am | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

The Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group has been advised that there is no further tsunami risk to the Auckland region from the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred near the coast of central Chilie on Saturday evening. More >>

Aucklanders To Stay Away From East & West Coasts

Sunday, 28 February 2010, 1:16 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

People are still being warned to stay away from the beaches and not go out in their boats today. There is still a likelihood of strong currents in coastal areas and a danger of tidal surges for the next 12 hours. More >>

Aucklanders Advised To Stay Away From Water

Sunday, 28 February 2010, 10:39 am | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Expected arrival in Auckland (North Head) is 1052hrs (NZDT) today. Important local area messages below. More >>

MetService issues heavy rain warning

Friday, 4 December 2009, 10:01 am | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

The Auckland Region Emergency Management Office reminds Aucklanders to stay up-to-date with weather forecasts and exercise caution over the next 12 hours. The MetService has issued a heavy rain warning for the Auckland region and there is a possibility ... More >>

Tsunami Advisory: Potential threat to the Auckland

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 2:20 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

This morning’s earthquakes in Vanuatu have created the possibility of a tsunami which could affect the Auckland region. The Ministry of Civil Defence has advised that any tsunami created is unlikely to be destructive. However, people are advised ... More >>

Auckland Civil Defence To Review Tsunami Response

Friday, 2 October 2009, 2:57 pm | Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

In the wake of the devastating tsunami generated by the 8.3 earthquake that occurred in the Samoa Islands region on Wednesday 30 September, the Chair of the Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group, Cr. Derek Battersby (QSM) has requested ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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