Taranaki civil defence supervisor strikes to advisory position


Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management regional manager Craig Campbell-Smart has stepped down from the role.

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Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Administration regional supervisor Craig Campbell-Sensible has stepped down from the position.

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The regional head of Taranaki’s civil defence emergency administration is to tackle a brand new position as a principal advisor within the organisation.

Craig Campbell-Sensible stated the newly created place was a “step down and step sideways” from what he had been concerned in.

“It was time for a change because the regional supervisor place had been demanding after working to construct capability within the area for the previous 4 years,” he stated.

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“I’ll nonetheless be concerned in civil defence emergencies within the area.”

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Throughout the Covid 19 lockdown, Campbell-Sensible labored with district well being boards and medical well being officers to assist handle the area’s response to the pandemic.

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He was reported as working 24 consecutive days, generally 12 hours a day, with no break.

Todd Velvin, one in every of 4 regional group controllers, would be the performing regional supervisor till the place was stuffed completely in early 2021.

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