Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


No significant incidents reported overnight

No significant incidents reported overnight

The Auckland Emergency Coordination Centre monitored conditions in the wake of Cyclone Lusi overnight but no significant incidents were reported.

Roading contractors and the Fire Service continued to respond to calls of fallen trees and clearing other debris overnight.

Winds continued to gust over 100km/h in parts of the region into the early hours of this morning.

Auckland Civil Defence controller Clive Manley says power companies worked overnight with most power being restored overnight.

“At 10am approximately 200 Auckland customers were affected.

“Staff and Community Response Groups are inspecting northeastern beaches this morning. Initial inspections indicate that some beach erosion has occurred but no property damage has been reported to date,” he says.

MetService advise that wind will continue to decrease throughout the day with infrequent showers across the region.

The Emergency Coordination Centre continues to monitor the region.

Follow Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management on Facebook and Twitter @AucklandCDEM.
Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Anzac Day:


Reshuffle: PM Announces Changes To Ministerial Portfolios

Prime Minister Bill English today announced the appointment of Gerry Brownlee as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nathan Guy as Minister of Civil Defence, Nikki Kaye as Minister of Education and Mark Mitchell as Minister of Defence.

The changes follow the resignations from Cabinet of Hekia Parata and Murray McCully.

In other changes Simon Bridges has been appointed Leader of the House and Nicky Wagner has been made Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration. More>>

 

Q+A Transcript: CTU Call For 'National Standards' On Wages

‘If you look at countries who do better than us, who pay wages better, who have more competitive industries, more successful economies, they have systems where there are national standards.’ More>>

ALSO:

Health Workers Respond: People's Mental Health Report Released

The People's Mental Health Review reinforces a recent YesWeCare.nz survey of 6,000 health workers, which found nine in 10 believe they don't have the staff or resources to deliver the care Kiwis need when they need it. More>>

ALSO:

More Mental Health:

Energy: Greens Launch Plan For Cheaper And Cleaner Electricity

$112 million for winter warm-up payments to help low-income households cover their power bills • setting a goal for 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030 (in average hydrological conditions) • an investigation into the electricity wholesale market. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Aged-Care Settlement

Until yesterday, a National government has always been the sworn enemy of women seeking justice in the workplace, in the face of gender-based pay discrimination. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news