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Beware of COVID-19 misinformation and scamsBeware of COVID-19 misinformation and scams

Mon 06 Apr 2020

Scams and frauds exploiting the spread of COVID-19 have been noted overseas and are increasing in New Zealand, with some Taranaki people being the target of a text message scam over the weekend. 

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Enjoy Taranaki’s April sun but stay safe, stay home and save lives 

Fri 03 Apr 2020

A cracker forecast for the last weekend of daylight savings will have many Taranaki people keen to get out into the sun while they can before winter bites. That’s all well and good but the message remains the same, stay home and save lives, says Taranaki

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Taranaki helpline available for those struggling in Alert Level 4

Thu 02 Apr 2020

A week into Alert Level 4, Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management is reflecting on the amazing work people and essential services are doing to help others get through COVID-19.

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Reminder that rubbish fires in urban areas are banned

Thu 02 Apr 2020

Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management is aware of an increasing number of complaints being made about residential rubbish fires in urban areas recently.

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Public wifi and freedom camping spots closed, but safer options in place

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management is praising the overall behaviour of residents and businesses as the region settles into Alert Level 4, noting that the majority seem to be taking the situation seriously and sticking to the guidelines.

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Alert Level 4 means staying home, staying away from others, and staying safe

Fri 27 Mar 2020

Two days into Alert Level 4 and Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management is reminding everyone of the importance of self-isolation and what staying at home means.

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Playgrounds closed during Alert Level 4

Thu 26 Mar 2020

As we are now in a national State of Emergency and have moved to Alert Level 4, Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management is underscoring the importance of understanding what isolation means in a day-to-day sense.

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Taranaki Civil Defence scales up to support region in fight against COVID-19

Tue 24 Mar 2020

Ahead of New Zealand heading into Level 4 alert status in the fight against COVID-19 (coronavirus), Taranaki’s Civil Defence function has scaled up to support the people of Taranaki and help maintain essential services across the region.

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