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Posts Tagged ‘ Civil defence ’

Civil Defence reassures those without smartphones

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



Getting to know your community hub

Nov 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News

There’s concern Wellingtonians are not aware of new civil defence procedures. The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office is holding community briefings to explain the role of the new community hubs in an emergency. Emergency Management Advisor Ashleigh Brown says it is vital that communities come together to help each other. Emergency Community Hubs used to […]



Newtown businesses soldier on with tsunami warnings, aftershocks

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular

Newswire talks to several Newtown businesses who decided to open up the morning after the quake. 



Wellington CBD an earthquake ghost town as the clean-up begins

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular

Wellington CBD was all but deserted today as residents respected the council’s request to avoid the area so that buildings could be checked for damage by experts. SHAR DAVIS reports.



EXERCISE: Te Matau-a-Māui

Nov 17th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Article, Uncategorized

LISTEN: Whitireia’s radio journalism team were key players in a major civil defence exercise involving a simulated magnitude 7 earthquake in the Hawkes Bay last week.



As dodgy lift shaft comes down, capital goes back to work

Aug 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Most Wellingtonians ready, but others still have no idea of what to do in an earthquake.



Evolve youth service all ready for the next big shake

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Central city team members are glad they moved from their old building to safer premises.



Quakes scare needed, says Civil Defence head

Jul 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, News

WELLINGTON needs this quake swarm shake-up to wake up, says Dave Butcher, the Upper Hutt Civil Defence team leader.

Mr Butcher says having an earthquake kit is essential and Wellington should be learning from the Christchurch disaster. JANELLE CHEESMAN reports.



Porirua deals with frayed nerves and demand for supplies

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Civil Defence pushes “Get Ready” message as it sells 28 of its 200 litre water containers



Wellington Central Library braced for impact

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Not a single book fell off the shelves thanks to bolts, braces.



Quake silence justified, says Civil Defence

Jul 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington CD reckons people had nothing to worry about.



New Zealanders prepare for September Shake Out

May 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Civil Defence tells the country to “Drop, Cover, Hold” together



Saturday’s Aro Fair being used to plan civil defence

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Volunteers will be gathering information on community



New faces move Greens away from political cliché

Nov 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

James Shaw and Tane Woodley break the radical mould.



Web help for victims

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Find out where to access ChCh’s vital services online.



Support networks kick in for the disabled

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Organisations trying to get in touch with clients.



US civil defence expert caught in quake

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Official here for emergency management talks.



Civil Defence issues update on devastating quake

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Website lists advice for people in affected area.



QUAKE Day 1: Many feared dead

Feb 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Day 1 coverage: Multiple fatalities are feared following a shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake which struck Christchurch early this afternoon.



NewsWire’s best year yet had other media noticing

Dec 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Nearly a quarter of a million people visited NewsWire in 2010, making it a record year since the Whitireia Journalism news website was launched in 2008.



Students keep civil defence on its toes

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Day-long tsunami exercise tests students and CD officials.



Tsunami exercise tests CD – and our students

Oct 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whitireia students play reporters in civil defence exercise.



Heritage cost in capital’s dodgy chimneys

Oct 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Couple love old home, but quake makes them nervous



Hutt’s disaster warning in for test and repair

Oct 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Sirens to be checked and upgraded, new ones installed.



Migrants may be missing quake advice

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Non-English speakers may not know the role of Civil Defence.



Tweet, tweet…HELP! Is there anybody out there?

Sep 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Luckily, no Christchurch residents had to tweet for rescue.



How we’ll hear if quake hits Wellington

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Vehicles fitted with sirens and messages are on standby.



Civil defenders prepare to cope in a disaster

Jul 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A small group of Karori volunteers runs a practice activation.



Clowning around for Karori money-spinner

Mar 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Fun in the sun creates $20,000 turnover at fair



Mt Vic to get special screening of ‘Aftershock’

Dec 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Disaster film will show how to get ready for the big one.