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Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast4 days ago

***UPDATE*** There is no tsunami threat to New Zealand following the 7.0 magnitudue Kermadec Islands region earthquake

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast2 weeks ago

HEAVY SWELL ALERT FOR WEST COAST

Forecast of Heavy Swells for the West Coast from Hokitika to Mokihinui

Issued by MetService at 11:08am Thursday 06-Jun-2019

Southwest combined waves rapidly rising to 5-6m overnight tonight, then easing...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast2 weeks ago

Check our our latest newsletter, Issue 5, May 2019.
Westland District Council West Coast Regional Council Buller Civil Defence Grey District Council Fire and Emergency New Zealand, West Coast Area Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast Police

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast3 weeks ago

LIFELINES UPDATE - NZTA: SH6 INANGAHUA NOW OPEN
Update at 7:20am Friday 31st May

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Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast3 weeks ago

SEVERE WEATHER - METSERVICE:
Issued by MetService at 8:28pm Thursday 30 May 2019

Heavy rain and northwest gales for parts of central and southern New Zealand, easing Friday.
A very strong and moist northwest flow, bringing heavy rain and northwest...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast3 weeks ago

LIFELINES UPDATE - BULLER ELECTRICITY:
Update at 8:45pm Thursday 30th May

Karamea is currently being fed from the generators at Kongahu Sub. Please conserve power where possible to ensure continuity of supply.

Buller Civil Defence Buller District...

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