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  1. Video for Rongowhakaata tsunami plan will save their most vulnerable whānau
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    Rongowhakaata tsunami plan will save their most vulnerable whānau

    Rongowhakaata have identified holes in the current emergency plans for the rohe. Current procedures do not have evacuation steps in place for kaumātua who live outside of cell-phone coverage and our hauā community.   To address this take, Tairawhiti iwi want to create an emergency protocol in the wake of Gisborne District Council’s tsunami report. Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust chair Moera Brown told Te Āo Māori News that two marae, Whakatō and Manutuke will be open to whanau when disasters come, “It’s just a matter of ensuring to give that support to the particular marae in respect of providing that service and resource.”  

  2. Video for Whakaari: Govt launch action plan and upgrade monitoring systems
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    Whakaari: Govt launch action plan and upgrade monitoring systems

    There appear to be more questions than answers when it comes to the Government recovery plan. As the questions continue, the coalition Government launched its plan to prepare the country for any unexpected disasters.

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    Five confirmed dead following Whakaari-White Is eruption

    Police have confirmed five people are dead following the eruption at Whakaari-White Island earlier today in the Bay of Plenty.

  4. Video for One fatality confirmed in Whakaari - White Island eruption
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    One fatality confirmed in Whakaari- White Island eruption

    Police have confirmed one fatality following an eruption on Whakaari - White Island earlier today, and based on the information they have, they say it is likely there are others.

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    Wellington stands side by side with Christchurch

    Wellingtonians came together at Waitangi Park today to show their support for the country's Muslim community and the people of Christchurch. The proceedings were opened by the Wellington Orchestra and the Pacifica Choir before crossing to the live broadcast from Hagley Park in Christchurch.

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    UPDATE: 21 remain in hospital following Chch attack

    It has been twelve days since the attack and a number of patients remain in critical condition.  Ongoing support for victims and the public is available.

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    5.0 quake east of Te Araroa no concern

    A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit this morning, 45km off the east of Te Araroa in the North Island.

  8. Video for Marae want louder voice in Civil Defence national plan
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    Marae want louder voice in Civil Defence national plan

    Many marae step-up and open their doors during emergencies but are only classed as spontaneous volunteers in response efforts despite helping the public in times of need.  Sir Mark Solomon says more funding should be available for marae at the coalface.

  9. Video for Unprecedented rainfall causes Rotorua flooding
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    Unprecedented rainfall causes Rotorua flooding

    Ngongotaha residents are picking up the pieces after an unprecedented 100mm of rainfall sparked a state of emergency yesterday and the evacuation of 30 homes. 

  10. Video for New $3mil civil defence building for Waikato
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    New $3mil civil defence building for Waikato

    A new civil defence building has been opened in Waikato for cases of emergency and has the capability of ensuring clear communication is spread throughout all regions during emergencies.

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