When an emergency happens, civil defence and emergency services will be busy helping the people who need them most.
It's up to you to make sure your whānau and the people you care about know what to do.
Planning for emergencies makes good business sense. It helps keep you and your workers safe and minimises downtime.
Find your tsunami evacuation zone with our new interactive map. Search your home, work or school address to find out if it is in a tsunami evacuation zone.Find your tsunami evacuation zone
There are a number of different hazards in New Zealand. Find out about other hazards, and who is responsible for managing emergencies related to these hazards.
getready.govt.nz is now available in Te Reo Māori, New Zealand Sign Language and Samoan. Just select the language you want in the top right corner of the website to get started.
What’s the Plan, Stan? is a resource to support schools, teachers and students to develop the knowledge and skills to prepare for emergency events.Explore our resource for schools
Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere, and often without warning. It is important to make emergency plans so you know what to do when an emergency happens.
Make a plan for your home, work, school, marae or community.Make your emergency plans
Emergency Mobile Alerts are messages about emergencies sent by authorised emergency agencies to capable mobile phones. They are designed to keep people safe and are broadcast to all capable phones from targeted cell towers.Learn about Emergency Mobile Alert
With COVID-19 in our community, there are simple steps that we can take to slow the spread of the virus — protecting ourselves and others.Find out how to get COVID-19 ready