Porirua Ready to Send Help to Christchurch After Quake
Porirua Ready to Send Help to Christchurch After
Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett says
Porirua City Council staff will again travel to Christchurch
to help following today's major earthquake if required.
Council’s emergency management staff have been helping
in the National Emergency Management Centre at the Beehive
today while other staff have been briefed and are preparing
for possible deployment should a request be made for
“Our deep concerns go out to those who
have lost loved ones in this dreadful disaster. We feel for
everyone in Christchurch and Canterbury who again have to go
through the terrible trial of the initial quake as well as
the many frightening aftershocks that follow."
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Election Day: Make Sure You're A Part Of It!
Saturday 20 September, is election day, and New Zealanders’ last chance to have a say on who leads the country for the next three years.
“The people and parties we elect tomorrow will be making the decisions that affect us, our families and our communities,” says Robert Peden, Chief Electoral Officer. “It doesn’t get much more important than that, and we need all New Zealanders to use their voice and vote.”
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