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New award recognises business readiness

28 June 2018

Big disasters don’t generally offer silver linings – but Taranaki busi... Read more

New era for Taranaki Civil Defence

19 June 2018

Taranaki Civil Defence is putting down deeper roots to help the region... Read more

What are our local Hazards?

Volcanic
Volcano

Volcanic

A volcanic eruption of Mt Taranaki (Egmont Volcano) has been assessed ...

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Earthquakes
Earthquake

Earthquakes

Taranaki has a number of active fault lines particularly in the Inglew...

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Tsunami
Tsunami

Tsunami

A tsunami is a series of water surges caused when a large volume of wa...

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Storms & tornadoes
Weather tornado

Storms & tornadoes

In Taranaki, rainfall is predicted to decrease in summer and increase ...

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