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Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi says today’s meeting with Ara Tahi, Greater Wellington’s iwi forum, will allow him to hear how the region deals with the wide range of hazards and emergencies it faces and to seek feedback to improve New Zealand’s Civil Defence system.

Deaf communities will have improved access to emergency information as the result of a new agreement signed today, says Civil Defence Minister Hon Kris Faafoi.

Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi says he expects to learn a lot from his visit to Gisborne tomorrow as he seeks feedback about improvements to New Zealand’s Civil Defence Emergency Management system.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi is travelling to Rotorua this morning to meet residents affected by yesterday’s heavy rain and to support Civil Defence staff managing the local State of Emergency.

Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi will visit Dunedin and Invercargill next week to hear from the regions on how Civil Defence Emergency Management can be improved.

Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi says tomorrow’s visit to Palmerston North and the Manawatu Wanganui region is an opportunity to hear how the region deals with the wide range of hazards and emergencies it faces.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi will be in Hamilton on Monday 16 April to open the Waikato Group Emergency Management Office.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says tomorrow’s dawn ceremony to commemorate 50 years since the Wahine disaster will be a poignant occasion, and a highly personal memorial for those affected by the tragedy.

Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi says he expects to learn a lot from today’s visit to Christchurch, as he seeks feedback from the region on how Civil Defence Emergency Management can be improved to better serve New Zealanders in the future.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says the reopening today of the Waitangi Wharf by Minister of Internal Affairs Hon Tracy Martin is a milestone that will improve the resilience of the Chatham Islands to natural disasters and other emergencies.

Civil Defence Minister Hon Kris Faafoi is travelling to the South Island today to see the effects of former Cyclone Gita and discuss recovery with local mayors and officials.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi has spent the day on the West Coast of the South Island, visiting communities affected by the ex-Tropical Cyclone Fehi storm that lashed New Zealand last week.

The government is providing $676,000 to replace water reservoirs and incoming pipes in Kaikōura district damaged in the 14 November 2016 earthquake, Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi says.

Minister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi has acknowledged the efforts of authorities and the communities responding to the storm and fire events that swept many parts of the country this week.

Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi announced today that the Government will contribute $15,000 to the Hauraki District Council Kaiaua Coast Disaster Relief Fund.

Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi today met with representatives from across Parliament to discuss the Government response to the report into how New Zealand responds to natural disasters and emergencies.

Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi has released a report into how New Zealand responds to natural disasters and emergencies and will meet key groups to discuss its recommendations.

The Minister of Civil Defence Kris Faafoi today announced that the Kaikōura Harbour is open again after being badly damaged in the 14 November 2016 earthquake.

New Zealanders are set to start receiving emergency alerts to their mobile phones, warning them that their life, property or health is in serious danger.