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If You’re Driving To Exercise, It’s Not Exercise!

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 6:11 pm | Waikato Region Civil Defence

Exercise enthusiasts are being urged to set out from home and not travel in cars to their favourite walking track or the beach, as the numbers of people with COVID-19 in the Waikato continue to rise. “If you’re having to drive to a destination ... More >>

Continued Support Of Lockdown Will Help Save Lives

Friday, 27 March 2020, 5:30 pm | Waikato Region Civil Defence

Feelings of uncertainty and not knowing exactly what to do is completely normal during lockdown, says Waikato Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group Controller Julian Snowball on day two of the national state of emergency across New Zealand. ... More >>

Reappointed Joint Committee Chair confident in Waikato

Monday, 3 February 2020, 4:15 pm | Waikato Region Civil Defence

Regional councillor Hugh Vercoe has been reappointed as the chair of the Waikato Civil Defence Joint Committee. This year also marks a decade for Cr Vercoe in this role. Taupō district councillor Anna Park has been appointed deputy chair. This ... More >>

Waikato civil defence urges vigilance

Monday, 14 November 2016, 3:34 pm | Waikato Region Civil Defence

Waikato Civil Defence Group is urging the region’s communities to remain vigilant overnight given the risk of ongoing aftershocks from last night’s quakes centred in the South Island. “People need to be ready to act if we get another severe jolt,” ... More >>

Waikato civil defence assessing developments

Monday, 14 November 2016, 9:42 am | Waikato Region Civil Defence

Waikato Civil Defence Group is assessing what response it will need to provide following last night’s earthquake. Raglan’s water supply has been disrupted, with tankers being brought in to deliver supplies. Residents there are being asked to conserve ... More >>

Waikato CD group HQ relocating to fit-for-purpose facility

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 4:11 pm | Waikato Region Civil Defence

Waikato civil defence’s Hamilton base is due to shift to a new, fit-for-purpose facility next year. More >>

Waikato civil defence social media strategy in award finals

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 1:57 pm | Waikato Region Civil Defence

They’ve ranged from drawings on maps of weather “sausages” (areas where bad weather is expected) through to an illustration of “nun” Julie Andrews being hit by a trampoline blown about by heavy winds. More >>

New plan emphasises: “We are all Civil Defence”

Monday, 13 June 2016, 3:16 pm | Waikato Region Civil Defence

A new vision that “we are all civil defence” is being emphasised in the proposed Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group plan for the next five years. More >>

Wind and Rain Alert For Coromandel

Monday, 23 September 2013, 12:22 pm | Waikato Region Civil Defence

Waikato Civil Defence is urging Coromandel residents to be on the alert following a strong wind and rain warning for the peninsula. Winds with gusts of 130 kilometres an hour are expected from tomorrow afternoon before easing around midnight. More >>