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New award recognises business readiness

Bottled water shortage

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Big disasters don’t generally offer silver linings – but Taranaki businesses taking steps to be ready for the worst now have a chance be rewarded for their effort and foresight.

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New era for Taranaki Civil Defence

Taranaki CDEM Group Plan 2018-2023

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Taranaki Civil Defence is putting down deeper roots to help the region prepare for, withstand and recover from the impacts of threats and hazards whose dangers are increasingly evident regionally, nationally and globally.

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Taranaki Civil Defence assesses Rahotu tornado damage

Weather cyclone

Tue 10 Apr 2018 10:30am

Taranaki Civil Defence is assessing damage from tornados that hit the Rahotu area earlier today and is coordinating the response to assist people with damaged homes and property. Strong winds are also forecast for Taranaki later today.

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Rahotu community responds to tornado damage

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Homes and properties in and around Rahotu township bore the brunt of the damaging tornado that struck Taranaki at 6.45am today (Tuesday).

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Boil water notice lifted

All ok

Fri 02 Mar 2018

The boil water notice in New Plymouth District was lifted at 12 noon on Friday 2 March 2018. Tap water is safe for consumption.

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Boil Water Notice still in place but focus firmly on recovery

Shortage water

Tue 27 Feb 2018

The Boil Water Notice remains in place in New Plymouth and areas to the east, and an administrative step today confirmed the focus is firmly on getting life back to normal.

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Massive water delivery to get the kids back to school

Bottle Water Distribution 25 February 2018

Sun 25 Feb 2018 1:30pm

With the State of Emergency for New Plymouth lifted earlier today, another step towards normality for the region is underway as 85,000 bottles of water are delivered to local schools this week.

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State of Emergency lifted, but keep boiling water

Mayor Holdom lifts State of Emergency Feb 2018

Sun 25 Feb 2018 11:30am

New Plymouth Mayor Neil Holdom this morning announced the lifting of the State of Emergency declaration that has been in place for New Plymouth district since Tuesday.

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