Make a Plan | Whakaritea he mahere

Make a plan with your family/flatmates/friends to get through an emergency. Think about the things you need every day and work out what you would do if you didn’t have them.

Fill in the form, print it out, stick it on the fridge and make sure everyone knows the plan.

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Types of hazards | Ngā momo matepā

In New Zealand we have a lot of natural hazards. Find out what to do before, during and after each type of emergency.

Other hazards | Ētahi atu mōrearea

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.

Find out about other hazards in New Zealand

Get involved | Āwhinatia

Help keep your family, friends and community safe by getting involved in emergency preparedness.

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What's the Plan, Stan?

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.

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Emergency Mobile Alert

Emergency Mobile Alerts are messages about emergencies sent by authorised emergency agencies to capable mobile phones. The alerts are designed to keep people safe and are broadcast to all capable phones from targeted cell towers.

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Tsunami evacuation zones

Your local Civil Defence Emergency Management Group has tsunami evacuation zone maps and regional advice. Make sure you know where to go, whether you are at home, at work or out and about.

Find my zone
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Advice for people with special requirements

If you, or a member of your household, is disabled or has any special requirements that may affect your/their ability to cope in an emergency, check out our advice on how to get ready for an emergency.

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