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Focus moves to recovery as clean-up from floods begins

By   /  July 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Focus moves to recovery as clean-up from floods begins

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Focus moves to recovery as clean-up from floods begins As water recedes throughout flood-impacted areas of the South Island, Minister of Civil Defence Nathan Guy has praised the efforts of those who were involved in the response to the flooding. “Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups […]

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Edgecumbe recovery progressing well

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Civil Defence, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Social Development  /  Comments Off on Edgecumbe recovery progressing well

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Edgecumbe recovery progressing well Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy today visited Edgecumbe to see how the recovery is progressing. “The Government is committed to ensuring the Edgecumbe community and Bay of Plenty has the support they need to recover […]

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Budget 2017: $6m for Wellington regional emergency water supplies

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Civil Defence, Local Government, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $6m for Wellington regional emergency water supplies

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $6m for Wellington regional emergency water supplies Local Government Minister Anne Tolley and Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy today announced Budget 2017 provides $6 million to part fund emergency water supplies in the Wellington region. “The Government is committed to improving New Zealand’s […]

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$14.4m to support Kaikōura earthquake recovery

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $14.4m to support Kaikōura earthquake recovery

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $14.4m to support Kaikōura earthquake recovery Minister of Civil Defence Nathan Guy has announced additional support of $14.4 million for Kaikōura’s earthquake recovery efforts today. “This new funding will help repair essential infrastructure and recognises that Kaikōura has a small council and ratepayer base,” says […]

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Terms of reference for Civil Defence review released

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Terms of reference for Civil Defence review released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Terms of reference for Civil Defence review released Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy has released the terms of reference for a review to identify improvements in New Zealand’s response to natural disasters and other emergencies today.  “In light of recent events such as the November […]

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New Civil Defence campaign to get under-30s prepared

By   /  May 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Civil Defence campaign to get under-30s prepared

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Civil Defence campaign to get under-30s prepared An innovative new Civil Defence campaign will help to improve the emergency preparedness of people under the age of 30, says Civil Defence Minister Nathan Guy. “The new public education campaign targets people aged 18-30 who have […]

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Post-quake support for district councils

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Post-quake support for district councils

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Post-quake support for district councils The government will provide $2.5 million in funding over three years to help three local councils affected by the November earthquake, Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. “This funding will help Kaikōura, Hurunui and Marlborough District Councils shoulder their […]

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Kaikōura Harbour to be enhanced post-quake

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kaikōura Harbour to be enhanced post-quake

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikōura Harbour to be enhanced post-quake Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced additional funding of $700,000 for the restoration of Kaikōura Harbour, bringing the government’s total contribution to $5.7 million. Two major commercial operators, Whale Watch Kaikōura and Encounter Kaikōura, have been working with […]

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Insurance advisory service for North Canterbury

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Earthquake Commission, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Insurance advisory service for North Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Insurance advisory service for North Canterbury The government will fund a free and independent advisory service to assist North Canterbury residents with insurance claims, Civil Defence Minister and Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission Gerry Brownlee says. This pilot programme will be set up to […]

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National transition extended for quake recovery

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on National transition extended for quake recovery

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: National transition extended for quake recovery Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says an extension to the national transition period will continue to support recovery efforts following the Kaikōura earthquake. Mr Brownlee has given notice of an extension to the national transition period in Kaikōura and […]

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Fires highlight need for Civil Defence review

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Fires highlight need for Civil Defence review

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Fires highlight need for Civil Defence review Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says the fires in Christchurch City and the Selwyn District have highlighted the need to streamline New Zealand’s Civil Defence legislation. On Thursday, Mr Brownlee was scheduled to meet with representatives from all […]

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New process for settling Kaikoura quake claims

By   /  December 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Earthquake Commission, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New process for settling Kaikoura quake claims

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New process for settling Kaikoura quake claims The Minister Responsible for the Earthquake Commission (EQC) Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between EQC and private insurers. EQC and New Zealand’s major private insurers have reached an agreement which will help […]

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National Transition Period for quake recovery

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on National Transition Period for quake recovery

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: National Transition Period for quake recovery Gerry Brownlee | Civil Defence Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says a National Transition Period issued today will help support recovery efforts following the November 14 earthquake. The Minister has given notice of a National Transition Period in […]

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Third earthquake Bill passes in Parliament

By   /  December 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, Leader of the House, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Third earthquake Bill passes in Parliament

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Third earthquake Bill passes in Parliament Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the passing of the Hurunui/Kaikōura Earthquakes Recovery Bill 2016 by Parliament today. This is the third of three Bills in response to the Kaikōura earthquake sequence that started with a magnitude […]

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Timely reminder to get earthquake ready

By   /  December 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Timely reminder to get earthquake ready

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Timely reminder to get earthquake ready Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says recent observations by GNS provide a timely reminder to all New Zealanders about the need to be prepared for earthquakes. GNS has observed unusual activity involving patches of slow slip movement between […]

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Emergency legislation for earthquake response

By   /  November 29, 2016  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, Leader of the House, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Emergency legislation for earthquake response

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Emergency legislation for earthquake response Three new Bills have been drafted in the wake of the magnitude 7.8 earthquake on November 14 to ensure the government can enable affected communities to respond quickly and efficiently. Leader of the House and Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry […]

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Agencies pull together for disaster response

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Agencies pull together for disaster response

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Agencies pull together for disaster response HMNZS Canterbury will support the ongoing response in the Kaikoura region, which has been hardest-hit by today’s events. Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says viewing the region from the air revealed extensive damage to essential connections and basic […]

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Recovery legislation bill passes third reading

By   /  November 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Recovery legislation bill passes third reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Recovery legislation bill passes third reading Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Bill passing its third reading in Parliament today. “The new legislation will enable a smoother and more effective transition from the response phase to recovery […]

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NZ shares world focus on reducing disaster risk

By   /  October 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Civil Defence, Craig Foss, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ shares world focus on reducing disaster risk

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ shares world focus on reducing disaster risk Acting Civil Defence Minister Craig Foss says that along with other countries around the world today, New Zealand is marking the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction. “The United Nations International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is […]

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