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Civil Defence West Coast1 day ago

Check our the information on this post from Ministry for Primary Industries about looking after your pets in an emergency.
Good reminders for Shakeout Day only a month out
https://www.civildefence.govt.nz/get-ready/new-zealand-shakeout-2019/

Buller Civil Defence Westland District Council Grey...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast4 days ago

HEAVY RAIN WARNING - METSERVICE UPDATE
Issued at 10:34am Sunday 15 September 2019

Heavy Rain Warning - Orange
Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast1 week ago

Hi everyone, our latest 4 R's newsletter is out. It has some great content in it that is worth a read with useful information on storms, the new MCDEM website, the new Farming Community Advisory Group, how to get your vehicle prepared, and some great...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast2 weeks ago

Do you know what to do for ShakeOut 2019?

New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 17 October 2019 at 1.30pm.

Sign up at www.shakeout.govt.nz

Fire...

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast3 weeks ago

LIFELINES UPDATE - NZTA:
Please refer to NZTA for updates on the road closure due to the fire in the Porters area.

Please avoid the area so roading crews and FENZ crews can work safely.

Civil Defence West Coast
Civil Defence West Coast3 weeks ago

Time to sign up for our national earthquake drill!

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