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Another PR disaster for civil defence

John Carter MP
National Party Civil Defence Spokesman

08 June 2006

Another PR disaster for civil defence

National Party Civil Defence spokesman John Carter is cringing on behalf of hard-working regional civil defence bosses, after what appears to be another botch-up at the Ministry.

“On the same morning they issue media statements promoting the launch their new preparedness web-site ‘’, it crashes.

“People attempting to use the site this morning are being bounced to a domain name register page. The information on that page has nothing to do with civil defence.

“After the recent disaster in handling the tsunami emergency, the public could have been forgiven for assuming that the Minister would be trying very hard to get it right. Who will Rick Barker blame this time?”


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