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No room to be complacent

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Mon 27 Apr 2020 2:00pm

As New Zealand transitions into Alert Level 3, Taranaki should not be complacent, according to Taranaki Civil Defence Controller Sue Kelly.  

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How to (safely) mark our fallen heroes

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Thu 23 Apr 2020

Dawn services and parades are out this Anzac Day but people in Taranaki can still collectively and safely remember the servicemen and servicewomen who have sacrificed much for the freedom of so many New Zealanders.

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Stopping COVID-19 is everyone's business

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Wed 22 Apr 2020

Many of the region’s businesspeople will be eager to get back into action under Level 3 but preventing the spread of COVID-19 must remain a top priority, says Taranaki Civil Defence Controller Craig Campbell-Smart.

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Alert Level 3 timing welcome, but not an excuse to drop our guard

Unite against COVID-19

Mon 20 Apr 2020

The Prime Minister’s announcement of when New Zealand will move to Alert Level 3 in our fight against COVID-19 is a positive step, but no excuse to drop our guard, says Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management Alternate Controller Sue Kelly.

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Taranaki is looking out for you, region's elderly assured

Unite against COVID-19

Sun 19 Apr 2020

Taranaki has good support systems to ensure the welfare of its elderly and others vulnerable groups despite restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, says the region’s Alternate Civil Defence Controller, Sue Kelly.

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We're still at Level 4 - don't drop your guard

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Fri 17 Apr 2020

The possibilities that will open up under Pandemic Alert Level 3 will be forefront in many people’s minds but it’s important to remember we’re still at Level 4, says Taranaki Civil Defence Controller Craig Campbell-Smart.

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Support for farmers to keep up the good work 

Thu 16 Apr 2020

The impacts of COVID-19 highlight the vital role of farmers in the regional economy, and the challenges they face are not being overlooked in the wider pandemic response, says Taranaki Civil Defence Controller Craig Campbell-Smart.  

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Back to school, but with a difference

Tue 14 Apr 2020

As term two starts for the region’s school children, it’s back to school-work but not yet back to school.

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