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No tsunami threat to New Zealand - 05/12/2018 6:26pm

You may have heard of a large 7.6 magnitude earthquake near the Loyalty Islands. There is no tsunami threat to any part of New Zealand. More information on civildefence.govt.nz.

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Severe Weather Warning Issued 26 November - 26/11/2018 10:08am

Heavy rain for Marlborough and northwestern ranges of Nelson. A complex low system covers the North Island and Tasman Sea, directing a moist easterly flow across central New Zealand.

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Heavy rain warning issued 6 November - 06/11/2018 1:43pm

The Metservice have issued a severe weather warning for the Nelson Tasman region from Wednesday night through until later on Thursday.

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Taumarunui earthquake - 30/10/2018 3:28pm

Keep calm after an earthquake.

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Heavy rain warning extended 11 October - 11/10/2018 10:39am

A front is expected to move east across New Zealand today and during Friday morning bringing a burst of heavy rain to many areas.

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Heavy rain warning issued 10 October - 10/10/2018 11:58pm

Please be aware of the current MetService Severe Weather Warning for our region.

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Heavy rain warning issued 20 August - 20/08/2018 10:00am

MetService have issued a severe weather warning for our region.

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Heavy Rain Warning extended - 08/07/2018 12:30pm

MetService has continued the severe weather warning for our region through to Monday morning.

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Heavy rain forecast issued - 07/07/2018 3:24pm

MetService have issued a severe weather warning for our region from early Sunday morning.

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Cyclone Gita Update 015 - Recovery moves on - 09/03/2018 3:12pm

The Tasman District is moving into recovery mode after cyclones Gita and Fehi.

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