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Wairoa District Sirens

The siren that can often be heard both day and night in Wairoa is the NZ Fire Service Wairoa Volunteer Station siren alerting the volunteer firefighters to a call.

Occasionally the siren will rise and fall several times – this only means “multiple alarms” meaning that further resource is required.

IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH CIVIL DEFENCE AND/OR A TSUNAMI.

The other siren heard is the AFFCO evacuation alarm test that typically sounds at 7:45am each Tuesday morning – this alarm could also be activated 24/7 in the event of an evacuation at the plant.

Contact

For more information please contact the Wairoa District Council.

+64 6 838 7309 (Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm)

www.hbemergency.govt.nz

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