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Civil Defence West Coast4 days ago

Planning a mint weekend away for Labour weekend?

Our CDEM Lifelines Group partner agency NZTA has developed a tool that shows predicted traffic flow across popular journeys based on travel patterns from previous years and you can also find out how...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast6 days ago

Only 1 day to go until New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi!

Did you know that the very first Shakeout was called New Zealand's Great West Coast Shakeout? In 2009, over 8,000 West Coasters got involved in...

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Taikas Tips for New Zealand ShakeOut 2018
Taika Waititi takes us through what to do during New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill, at 9:30 am on 18 October 2018.
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Civil Defence West Coast1 week ago

For the most up to date weather warnings and road conditions please go to:

MetService
https://www.metservice.com/national/home

and

NZTA
http://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast2 weeks ago

It’s only 1 week until New Zealand's ShakeOut. Our national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi is taking place on Thursday 18 October 2018 at 9:30 am.

ShakeOut is held across the world to remind people of the right action to take during...

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New Zealand ShakeOut 2018 - Taika Waititi
Taika Waititi will be taking part in New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill, at 9:30 am, 18 October 2018. Will you?
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Civil Defence West Coast3 weeks ago

NIWA Storm Tide Red Alert Calendar:

Because it's Whitebaiting Season we thought that people out there spending time on our beautiful coastline might find this handy to have a copy of.

Check out the following link to find the...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast4 weeks ago

Heavy rain is likely for the West Coast of the South Island this weekend. If you are travelling to or on the Coast this weekend. Check the forecast and the roads before heading out.^SM
http://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic
https://www.metservice.com/warnings/severe-weather-outlook

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