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Severe gale warning for Taranaki

27 May 2016

MetService have warned that severe gales with gusts of up to 140km/h o... Read more

In the eye of the storms

08 December 2015

David Lean is retiring as Taranaki Civil Defence Controller after more... Read more

What are our local Hazards?

Earthquakes
Earthquake

Earthquakes

Taranaki has a number of active fault lines particularly in the Inglew...

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Volcanic
Volcano

Volcanic

A volcanic eruption of Mt Taranaki (Egmont Volcano) has been assessed ...

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Floods
Floods

Floods

Experts generally agree that climate change is affecting New Zealand’s...

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Storms & tornadoes
Weather tornado

Storms & tornadoes

In Taranaki, rainfall is predicted to decrease in summer and increase ...

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