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Emergency and disaster updates from the NZ National Emergency Management Agency. For info on preparing for disasters follow
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 24
Replying to @NZcivildefence
If you have questions about the Emergency Mobile Alert system information, including troubleshooting tips, is available at
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 24
We have sent an emergency mobile alert to all capable mobile phones to remind people that New Zealand moves to COVID-19 Alert Level 4 from 11:59pm tonight. Visit for COVID-19 information and updates.
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 24
A nationwide state of national emergency has been declared at 12:21pm today due to COVID-19. This covers all of New Zealand including the Chatham Islands, Stewart Island, and other offshore islands. Visit for COVID-19 information and updates.
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 22
New Zealand is now at COVID-19 Alert Level 3. More information about what this means for everyone is available at:
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 22
Replying to @NZcivildefence
You can read the Prime Minister's full announcement about the change in the COVID-19 Alert Level on the Beehive website:
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 22
The Prime Minister has announced that New Zealand is now at COVID-19 Alert Level 3 and will move to Alert Level 4 in 48 hours. More information will be coming soon.
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 20
More information about the COVID-19 Alert Levels is available on the website. New Zealand is currently at COVID-19 Alert Level 2.
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 20
I've passed that message on to the team. We'll share the link to the text readable version as soon as it is available.
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 20
Replying to @bcarswell
That information will come from the Ministry of Health:
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 20
Replying to @NZcivildefence
You can download a higher-quality pdf version of the New Zealand Covid-19 Alert Levels table at
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 20
The Prime Minister has announced New Zealand Covid-19 Alert Levels. Here is a table that explains what they mean. This information will be available on the website shortly.
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 20
Replying to @elwoodblues61
the team is aware of the issue and currently working on it
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 20
Replying to @NZcivildefence
The Prime Minister's address is being streamed on the RNZ website:
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 20
The Prime Minister will address the nation on the next steps in the covid-19 response at midday today. The address will be broadcast on RNZ and TVNZ.
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 17
The Government today launched a new website on all things COVID-19. Visit to learn the simple steps you can take to unite against COVID-19 and slow its spread. You can also find out what help is available and get the latest updates.
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National Emergency Management Agency Mar 14
There have been a couple of quakes we've assessed this evening. This one near Te Araroa and one north of New Zealand near the Kermadec Islands. Neither pose a tsunami threat to New Zealand.
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National Emergency Management Agency Feb 6
The Government Helpline is open for anyone who needs support or assistance following the recent flooding in Southland and Otago. Call 0800 779 997 from 9AM to 5PM seven days a week.
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National Emergency Management Agency Feb 4
Replying to @NZcivildefence
Residents in Wyndham are also advised to evacuate now due to flooding. Maps of affected areas and updates are available at and on Facebook
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National Emergency Management Agency Feb 4
Emergency Management Southland is advising people in low-lying areas near the Mataura River in Gore or Mataura to evacuate now due to flooding. Maps of affected areas and updates are available at and on Facebook
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National Emergency Management Agency Feb 3
A state of emergency has been declared for the Southland Region, including Gore, due to extensive flooding. Latest updates are available from Emergency Management Southland at and on Facebook
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