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Emergency services stories - Page 2

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New emergency alert system via text for Southlanders
Wed, 6th May 2015
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emergency services
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southland civil defence
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emergency management
Emergency Management Southland is urging Southland residents to sign up to a text alert system, which will provide warnings directly to mobile phones.
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Facebook joins the fight against Ebola with three initiatives
Fri, 7th Nov 2014
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edutech
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emergency services
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facebook
Facebook launches trio of initiatives to combat Ebola, including donations, education, and communication aid for West Africa.
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Google launches emergency search
Fri, 12th Nov 2010
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nz
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cios
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google
Special search results to be displayed for poison and suicide hotlines from searches within New Zealand.
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111 text service for deaf launched
Fri, 15th Oct 2010
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emergency services
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auckland
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community
A new service that allows deaf and hearing-impaired people to contact the emergency services has gone live.
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Minister orders investigation into 111
Fri, 26th Feb 2010
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police
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outage
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government
The government has launched an investigation in the failure of some emergency 111 calls in Auckland this morning.
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New Web site to support emergency services when minutes matter
Mon, 19th Oct 2009
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telco
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cios
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emergency services
The Web site allows Kiwis to check and confirm that the emergency services have the right details on how to find them.
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Hitting the sweet spot
Thu, 1st Feb 2007
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microsoft
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storage
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edutech
An increased range of Ultra Mobile PCs (UMPC) is now available in New Zealand due to a strategic partnership between Vantex Distribution and Australian Tablet PC distributor Tegatech.