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Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast2 weeks ago

Last week Oliver from our West Coast Civil Defence Emergency Management group spent time with students from Westland High School, talking about emergencies and how to be better prepared. Oliver quizzed the students on their knowledge of hazards and showed videos on the exposed Alpine...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast1 month ago

Check out our first 4R's newsletter!

Our 4R's newsletter aims to keep you up to date with what the our team and volunteers have been up to. While also taking the opportunity to provide some information to help you all be better...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast1 month ago

The Coast really turned on a stunner in May for our CDEM Group Manager Mark Crowe as he flew to Mount Victoria with John Van Dissel to help fix the repeater which was damaged during a lightning strike.

Our CDEM Group staff...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast1 month ago

LATEST UPDATE - SH 6 Upper Buller Gorge - Lyell Slip
on 10th July 2018 at 3.20pm.
Road will reopen at 5.30 pm today to one lane only.
Expect 30 minute delays from 9 am - 5 pm on Wednesday 11th...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast1 month ago

LATEST UPDATE - SH 6 Upper Buller Gorge - Lyell Slip
on 10th July 2018 at 3.20pm.
Road will reopen at 5.30 pm today to one lane only.
Expect 30 minute delays from 9 am - 5 pm on Wednesday 11th...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast1 month ago

UPDATE - SH 6 - UPPER BULLER GORGE
Road will remain closed overnight due to a slip at Lyell - next update by
12 pm tomorrow 10th July.

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