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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.

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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.

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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. 

  6. 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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    Orewa identified as most at-risk for tsunami

    The Auckland Council will be spending over $2mil to install tsunami sirens in Auckland's most at-risk coastal areas.  GNS Science has already identified four of the most at-risk areas on the North Shore.

  8. Video for Severe weather watch as Cyclone Gita heads to NZ
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    Severe weather watch as Cyclone Gita heads to NZ

    Civil Defence is warning people to prepare for Cyclone Gita which is forecast to hit the West Coast late tonight.

  9. 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.

  10. Video for Upcoming nationwide test for Emergency Mobile Alert
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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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