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  1. Video for NZ emergency phone alert testing rolls out this weekend
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    NZ emergency phone alert testing rolls out this weekend

    New Zealanders can expect an emergency phone alert from Civil Defence on their cell phones this Sunday as part of a live nationwide testing regime for emergency alerts, and it's something New Zealanders can't opt out of.

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    Upcoming nationwide test for Emergency Mobile Alert

    Cellphone users are to be wary this Sunday during a nationwide test of the new Emergency Mobile Alert.

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    State of emergency lifted after Christchurch floods

    Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has this afternoon lifted the State of Emergency around flooding in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

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    Sate of emergency remains in place for Christchurch Timaru and Otago region

    Dunedin’s Mayor Dave Cull is calling for people to stay home unless it is absolutely essential and asking people who aren’t affected to please allow their services to get on and prioritise things.  

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    BOP tests natural disaster alerts including text, social media tools

    Text alerts, Facebook and the Red Cross hazard app were some of the alerting tools put to the test by Civil Defence this morning as part of a Bay of Plenty wide check. Vehicle mounted sirens were also tested in specific areas and fixed sirens in the eastern Bay. 

  6. Video for Native Affairs - Marae Emergency
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    Native Affairs- Marae Emergency

    When a disaster hits your town who do you turn to? Nowadays, it's marae heeding the call for help.

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    Communities resilient despite impact of cyclone

    In a media briefing in Whakatane this morning, mayor Tony Bonne said community spirit got the district through what was a frightening night.

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    Residents in coastal BOP areas urged to prepare for impact of cyclone

    Bay of Plenty Civil Defence is urging all coastal Bay of Plenty residents to be prepared for the impact of Cyclone Cook. To assist whānau, they have provided a checklist of steps residents can take over the next few hours.

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    Landlocked Ruatahuna residents remain in high spirits

    Ruatahuna residents remain isolated from the outside world, with slips at both ends of the road preventing access in or out of the township. Civil Defence and MPs met with residents today, and although it is not yet clear when the roads will be re-opened, locals say they remain in high spirits.

  10. Video for EBOP Communities remain isolated after floods
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    EBOP Communities remain isolated after floods

    Some rural communities around the Bay of Plenty still remain isolated three days after floods hit the region.

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