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Helpline Set Up To Help Struggling Waikato People

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 9:21 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Freephone 0800 800 405 has been established for Waikato people struggling to get food, groceries, medication or other household goods and services. The freephone service established by the Waikato Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group is ... More >>

Vulnerable People Waikato CDEM’s Top Priority

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 1:57 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

On the first day of a state of emergency across New Zealand, the focus of Waikato Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group is “people, people, people”. Civil Defence Group Controller Julian Snowball says he expects people will do the right ... More >>

Waikato updates tsunami advice with new hazard maps

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 4:34 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Waikato Civil Defence is updating the way it educates people about tsunami preparedness in the wake of the recent Kaikoura quake and following subsequent tsunami alert. More >>

Tsunami alert reinforces need to be prepared

Friday, 2 September 2016, 9:16 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

This morning’s real tsunami alert, coming hard on the heels of a national tsunami exercise this week, reinforces the need for Waikato communities to be prepared for a real disaster, says Waikato Civil Defence group. More >>

Waikato Civil Defence monitoring tsunami threat

Friday, 2 September 2016, 7:52 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Eastern Waikato’s coast and the Firth of Thames is included in a tsunami warning (marine and beach threat) issued by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM). More >>

Waikato group controller’s contributions recognised

Monday, 13 June 2016, 3:40 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Lee Hazlewood has had an action-packed life, including time as a counter terrorism police officer and as a homeland security manager for Boeing in Seattle. Now his most recent work building emergency response expertise and capability in Waikato ... More >>

What would you do if a disaster happened?

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:32 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

You never know when you might be without power or running water, so this year’s Get Ready Week is a good time to make a plan and get prepared. ‘What would you do?’ is the theme for Get Ready Week, taking place from 21-27 September so schools ... More >>

Big Surge in Waikato Civil Defence Capability

Friday, 27 June 2014, 1:07 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Waikato’s capability to prepare for and deal with civil defence emergencies has improved very significantly in the last five years, a new Ministry of Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) report has confirmed. More >>

Wind Risk Increases for Waikato

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 2:18 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

A severe weather warning of strong winds for the Coromandel Peninsula and eastern Waikato, on the inland side of the Kaimai Ranges, has now been issued by MetService. This emphasises the need for people to take care due to the wild weather, says Waikato ... More >>

Watch Out for Heavy Rain And Strong Winds Across the Waikato

Monday, 9 June 2014, 9:50 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Watch Out for Heavy Rain And Strong Winds Across the Waikato Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group and the Waikato Regional Council flood management team are urging Waikato people to be cautious for the next few days with heavy rain forecast ... More >>

Waikato Civil Defence prepares for Cyclone Lusi

Friday, 14 March 2014, 1:21 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group is continuing to closely monitor the approaching Cyclone Lusi and is taking all necessary preparatory steps after MetService upgraded its alert for the weekend to a formal severe weather warning. More >>

Waikato Civil Defence Tracking Lusi Closely

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 10:38 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group controller Lee Hazlewood says the organisation is geared up to respond as required if Cyclone Lusi leads to problems in the region this weekend. More >>

High Wind Alert Extended to Eastern Waikato

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 10:55 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

High Wind Alert Extended to Eastern Waikato Today’s high wind warning for the Coromandel has been extended to Eastern Waikato in general, especially in the lee of the Kaimai Range, meaning residents there also need to be on the alert, says Waikato ... More >>

Waikato Civil Defence to Maintain Close Watch on Tongariro

Tuesday, 7 August 2012, 2:42 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Media release 1415hrs 7 August 2012 Waikato Civil Defence to Maintain Close Watch on Tongariro The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group says it will maintain a close watch on the situation at Mt Tongariro in case its personnel and resources ... More >>

New Waikato Civil Defence Draft Plan Adopted

Monday, 28 November 2011, 4:36 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

A new five-year plan to enhance the capability of the Waikato region to respond to disasters has been formally adopted today by the Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group. More >>

9.10am update - Waikato CDEM group to remain on alert

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 9:32 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group emergency coordinating centre in Hamilton will remain activated in monitoring mode despite the cancellation of a tsunami warning. More >>

Waikato CDEM Activates Tsunami Alert After 7.8 Mag Quake

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 8:13 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group emergency coordinating centre in Hamilton has activated following the tsunami threat alert issued this morning. More >>

Update on register of Christchurch self-evacuees

Thursday, 3 March 2011, 9:13 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group is updating the arrangements for registration of Christchurch self-evacuees. More >>

Update on Christchurch self-evacuees registered in Waikato

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 1:23 pm | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

A total of 156 Christchurch evacuees had been registered with Work and Income service centres in the Waikato as at 11.50am this morning. This figure, which includes the person actually registering and dependants, will be updated after new information ... More >>

39 Christchurch Self-Evacuees Registered In waikato

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 10:22 am | Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management

Thirty-nine people who have self-evacuated from Christchurch to the Waikato have registered through Work and Income but there are many more now sheltering in the region following last week's earthquake. More >>

 

 

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