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WREMO supports the Nelson/Tasman flood response

WREMO supports the Nelson/Tasman flood response

In August 2022, more than 200 homes were evacuated in the Nelson-Tasman area due to severe flooding from heavy rain.

Four of WREMOs Emergency Managers were deployed to the South Island...
Wellingtonians urged to get prepared to manage own waste following a large earthquake

Wellingtonians urged to get prepared to manage own waste following a large earthquake

A new journal paper on emergency sanitation suggests Wellington region residents should be prepared to manage their own toilet waste for a month or more following a major earthquake.

If a...
Severe weather and heavy swells on the way for the Wellington region

Severe weather and heavy swells on the way for the Wellington region

The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) is urging coastal residents in Wellington and the Wairarapa, as well as anyone planning to travel around the region, to be aware of...
Multi-agency emergency response tested at Sky Stadium

Multi-agency emergency response tested at Sky Stadium

The Wellington Region Civil Defence Emergency Management Group, in partnership with the Regional Partnerships Team from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), exercised a multiagency response to a significant Civil...
Emergency Management staff practice tsunami scenario

Emergency Management staff practice tsunami scenario

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Council staff and agency representatives from across the Wellington region donned their emergency management vests this week and delved into Exercise Parawhenua – a scenario which focused on a tsunami...
Business Continuity Planning Workshop

Business Continuity Planning Workshop

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Watch this video to find out more about our Business Continuity Planning Workshops and hear from participants about their experiences. 
Tsunami Expert Panel Discussion

Tsunami Expert Panel Discussion

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Our panelists from GNS, GWRC, East Coast Lab, Alphero, and WREMO discuss tsunami science and how we can be better prepared for tsunami.
What is a Community Emergency Hub? (in NZSL)

What is a Community Emergency Hub? (in NZSL)

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Watch this video explaining Community Emergency Hubs. The video includes a voice over and New Zealand Sign Language interpreter. 
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