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Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast18 hours ago

Check out the forecast from NIWA below for Cyclone Oma, still a lot of uncertainty but given the impact of Ex-cyclone Fehi last year we thought we should share this.

We are currently monitoring the situation and making sure CDEM and all...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast4 days ago

Two of our West Coast CDEM staff John Stowell and Jo Paterson have been working behind the scenes to help keep the Pigeon Valley Fire Map and internal real-time maps functioning and up to date.

It takes a massive Intelligence team including...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast2 weeks ago

Our hearts go out to the many people that have been impacted by this disaster.

Some of our team will be deployed tomorrow to assist the Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Group in the response to the Pigeon Valley fire.

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast2 weeks ago

Nelson Tasman Civil Defence & Emergency Management have declared a state of emergency due to the fire in Pigeon Valley.

Our thoughts are with all those that are being impacted by this disaster.

Many of us coasters have...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast3 weeks ago

UPDATED by CDEM Sunday 8:45pm:

MetService have upgraded their initial Severe Weather Watch to a Severe Weather Warning which is in effect for Heavy Rain for the ranges of South Westland for this evening and overnight tonight.

METSERVICE SEVERE...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast3 weeks ago

Remember the Emergency Mobile Alert test run in November? 60% of the country received the alert. Work will continue to keep improving...

More information can be found here: www.beehive.govt.nz/re…/more-kiwis-getting-emergency-message

Just remember that the alert does not replace...

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