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This section lists emergencies where there has been a Civil Defence response. Note: not all emergencies have had a state of emergency declared.

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Floods – Nelson - Tasman

Nelson flooding

Start

29 Aug 1970

Finish

01 Sep 1970

2 deaths. Several families evacuated.

Floods – Bay of Plenty

Whakatane flooding

Start

14 Aug 1970

Finish

18 Aug 1970

Several families evacuated

Floods – Bay of Plenty

Whakatane flooding

Start

04 Jun 1970

Finish

07 Jun 1970

Whakatane flooding

Floods – Bay of Plenty

Opotiki flooding and power failure

Start

01 Jul 1968

Finish

01 Jul 1968

Opotiki flooding and power failure

Earthquakes – West Coast

Buller combined earthquake

Start

24 May 1968

Finish

30 May 1968

Buller combined earthquake

Earthquakes – West Coast

Inangahua County earthquake

Start

24 May 1968

Finish

30 May 1968

2 deaths (3 others were killed in a helicopter accident during restoration work). 301 evacuees, EQC claims totalled $25.5m (1994)

Floods – Southland

Cyclone Giselle Gore Mataura flooding

Start

10 Apr 1968

Finish

10 Apr 1968

Cyclone Giselle. 300 evacuated in Gore & Mataura, 700 in Wyndham. Across the country this storm resulted in insurance claims of $140.4m (1994) of which the Wahine was worth $104m

Severe weather – Wellington

Cyclone Giselle Upper Hutt

Start

10 Apr 1968

Finish

10 Apr 1968

Storm damage (Cyclone Giselle - the Wahine Storm)

Severe weather – Manawatu - Wanganui

Woodville County tornado

Start

24 Nov 1967

Finish

24 Nov 1967

Woodville County tornado

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