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Members of the Regional Marine Oil Spill Response Team braved cold, wet weather to test their response skills and processes in Lyttelton Harbour last week.
CDEM Group is standing down the Emergency Coordination Centre this afternoon and will be returning to regular monitoring procedures.
On 30 May 2021, a region-wide state of emergency was declared in Waitaha/Canterbury following days of sustained, heavy rainfall that caused extensive flooding.
It's time for central government to share the financial load of flood protection work.
We have withdrawn COVID-19 vaccination requirements for staff and visitors effective from 14 April 2022.
A newly released report calls for national leadership and urgent action to meet climate change-induced flood hazard risks.
Kaikōura rivers officer, Mike Gilliver provides an update on flooding in Kaikōura, and how river works are funded.
Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group has appointed a new Group Controller, Sean Poff, who starts his new role in January 2022.
Flooding is a common natural hazard in New Zealand, but the recent weather event was an extreme test of the flood-protection network.
A significant oil spill in Timaru was quickly remediated thanks to a joint effort from local councils and businesses.
Meters and monitoring show just how much impact the recent rainfall had on our rivers and groundwater.