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When the sea gives back – a story of luck and decency

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on When the sea gives back – a story of luck and decency

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: When the sea gives back – a story of luck and decency NIWA puts a lot of things in the ocean—instruments tied to moorings, floats that dive up and down measuring what’s going on in the water, and video […]

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Paradise for eels? Getting to know the secrets of NZ’s new icon

Published By   /  May 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Paradise for eels? Getting to know the secrets of NZ’s new icon

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Paradise for eels? Getting to know the secrets of NZ’s new icon Ouch. So maybe it did happen. Certainly eels do scavenge animal carcasses by coiling in circles to rip off lumps. Another is the reports of eel balls—claims […]

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Scientists go door-to-door in Edgecumbe collecting flood information

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Scientists go door-to-door in Edgecumbe collecting flood information

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Scientists go door-to-door in Edgecumbe collecting flood information Scientists will be knocking on doors in Edgecumbe next week seeking to survey the damage done to buildings from recent flooding caused when a stopbank on the Rangitaiki River breached. The […]

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EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC calls for applicants for the 2018 Biennial grants programme The Earthquake Commission’s Biennial Research Funding Programme is now open for applications.  The work that is carried out by researchers across the country informs greater community preparedness and resilience, the development of techniques and […]

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Pollen from NZ may be altering remote deep-sea ecosystems

Published By   /  April 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Pollen from NZ may be altering remote deep-sea ecosystems

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Pollen from NZ may be altering remote deep-sea ecosystems Pollen from New Zealand pine forests has been shown to travel more than 1500km through wind and ocean currents, and sink thousands of metres into the ocean to reach some […]

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Investigating a safe and cost-effective hybrid wall solution for future builds

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Investigating a safe and cost-effective hybrid wall solution for future builds

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Investigating a safe and cost-effective hybrid wall solution for future builds The Canterbury rebuild is being carried out using earthquake resilient construction designs such as buckling restrained steel braces, post-tensioned rocking systems, and base isolations. However the question is do we need newer, imported […]

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Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: Achieving results for February 2016 earthquake customers The Earthquake Commission is close to resolving all of the claims that were lodged for of the February 2016 Christchurch earthquake.  Customer Experience Champion Jayne Lapin says that 14,339 claims have been resolved and EQC is working […]

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Tropical Cyclone Cook churning across Pacific

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Tropical Cyclone Cook churning across Pacific

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Tropical Cyclone Cook churning across Pacific NIWA meteorologist Seth Carrier outlines the likely path of Cyclone Cook, which is gaining strength in the Pacific. Cyclone Cook formed early Sunday morning near Vanuatu and has since rapidly intensified into a […]

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New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone

Published By   /  April 10, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: New research examines little known Hauraki seismic zone The Earthquake Commission is funding research to improve the understanding of known and potential faults in the Hauraki Rift; a geological area running through the Auckland and Waikato regions including the Hauraki Gulf, Firth of Thames […]

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Tropical Torrent by the numbers

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Tropical Torrent by the numbers

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Tropical Torrent by the numbers The Tropical Torrent that spread over New Zealand this week, produced up to three times the normal April rainfall for some locations in three days, NIWA forecaster Ben Noll says. Mr Noll said, deep […]

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RAIN EVENT #9 – Region’s focus turns to recovery and evaluation » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  Comments Off on RAIN EVENT #9 – Region’s focus turns to recovery and evaluation » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: RAIN EVENT #9 – Region’s focus turns to recovery and evaluation » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Floods Manawatu – Wanganui Start 06 Apr 2017 05:10 PM With the remnants of tropical cyclone Debbie now passed, the Horizons Region is turning its […]

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State of local emergency declared in Whakatane District » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  Comments Off on State of local emergency declared in Whakatane District » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: State of local emergency declared in Whakatane District » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Severe weather Bay of Plenty Start 06 Apr 2017 12:27 PM Whakatane District Council has declared a state of local emergency due to the developing rain situation. Follow […]

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EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  EQC, Insurance, Natural Events, Security  /  Comments Off on EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Release/Statement Headline: EQC claim information for flood and landslip claims The Earthquake Commission is advising homeowners whose properties suffered damage from landslips or flooding, during this week’s severe weather that has hit the country, that they have three months to lodge a claim.    General Manager […]

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RAIN EVENT #5 Horizons activates flood defences » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  Comments Off on RAIN EVENT #5 Horizons activates flood defences » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: RAIN EVENT #5 Horizons activates flood defences » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Floods Manawatu – Wanganui Start 05 Apr 2017 06:14 AM Horizons Regional Council activated the Moutoa floodgates at 2.15am this morning, and have deployed flood defences barriers at Whanganui […]

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State of local emergency declared in Whanganui and Rangitikei » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  Comments Off on State of local emergency declared in Whanganui and Rangitikei » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: State of local emergency declared in Whanganui and Rangitikei » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Severe weather Manawatu – Wanganui Start 04 Apr 2017 05:46 PM Local states of emergency have been declared in Whanganui and Rangitikei owing to the weather situation. […]

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RAIN EVENT #4 » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Published By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  Comments Off on RAIN EVENT #4 » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: RAIN EVENT #4 » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Floods Manawatu – Wanganui Start 04 Apr 2017 10:33 PM Horizons Regional Council staff are on duty in the Emergency Coordination Centre overnight, with high water levels expected for the Whanganui, Whangaehu and […]

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State of local emergency declared in Whanganui » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Published By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Natural Events, New Zealand Civil Defence, Security  /  Comments Off on State of local emergency declared in Whanganui » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Civil Defence – Release/Statement Headline: State of local emergency declared in Whanganui » Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management Severe weather Manawatu – Wanganui Start 04 Apr 2017 05:46 PM Whanganui District Council have declared a state of local emergency due to the developing rain situation. Follow Whanganui […]

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Tropical Torrent takes aim at New Zealand

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Tropical Torrent takes aim at New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Tropical Torrent takes aim at New Zealand After thrashing Australia, what’s left of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie is forecast to slowly move across the Tasman Sea over the weekend and soak New Zealand next week. NIWA forecaster Ben Noll says […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 30 March 2017

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 30 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 30 March 2017 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent […]

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International fisheries scientists meeting in Nelson

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on International fisheries scientists meeting in Nelson

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: International fisheries scientists meeting in Nelson Scientists from around the globe are meeting in Nelson next week to discuss the latest advances in fisheries technology. This is the first time the global organisation ICES, or International Council for the […]

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