Category Archives: emergency

You’ve Got To Stop Those Hacking Waze, Baby

I was told about a great new route to commute to work by a colleague and it was really good for a while. The 14km trip took about an hour by motorway and not much quicker taking the main arterial … Continue reading

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How to Get Notifications and Avoid Traffic Congestion During Christmas and New Year

I don’t know about you, but I hate being stuck in traffic. I live in Auckland, New Zealand where traffic congestion is a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck in it. You have choices … Continue reading

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On Neighbors, Earthquakes and Terrorism

Yesterday I read an article called What to do in a Terrorist Attack in your Neighborhood on a website called RealEstateAgent.com. I thought why would this be relevant to me? I live in a country where the only terrorism attack … Continue reading

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Maps show which US regions use specific swear words more than others – Daily Mail

Jack Grieve, a linguist at Aston University in the UK, has created a series of maps breaking down where residents are most likely to use offensive words such as f**k and ‘sh**’. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk I’m not totally … Continue reading

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Police thank LandSAR volunteers who helped in search Whitecliffs area | New Zealand Police

Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.police.govt.nz I have posted several blogs around the costs of searching for people who may have health problems and become disoriented. The devices these days are relatively low cost, but when landsar or Search and Rescue … Continue reading

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Hunt for Kiwis after powerful Nepal earthquake kills more than 1300 – National – NZ Herald News

More than 1300 people across four countries have been killed after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing massive damage in the country’s capital. – New Zealand Herald Source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz New Zealand has had a long relationship with Nepal, … Continue reading

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North Attleboro residents concerned new flood maps could force costly … – Attleboro Sun Chronicle

North Attleboro residents concerned new flood maps could force costly … Source: http://www.thesunchronicle.com The same thing is happening in Florida and other parts of the world and in some cases home owners are getting maps redrawn, having argued that they … Continue reading

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