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Wednesday 19 February 2020 07:57 AM

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Welcome to the website of the Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group. On this website you'll find information on who we are and how civil defence works in Canterbury. You will also find important information on how to prepare for a disaster here.

Radio Frequencies


In an emergency the radio is your main source of information. 


These radio stations are regional radio, and will provide localised information:


National radio stations will keep you up to date with the latest news on an event:

  • National Radio: Christchurch 101.7 FM/675 AM Timaru 101.1 FM/ 918AM Lake Tekapo 89FM 
  • Newstalk ZB: Christchurch 1098AM Ashburton 873 AM Timaru 1152AM
  • The Hits: Christchurch 97.7FM Ashburton 89.3 FM South Canterbury 94.7 or 98.7FM
  • More FM: Christchurch 92.1FM
  • Radio Live: Canterbury 738AM Timaru 89.8 FM 

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