Own your zone

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
Own Your Zone
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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 ready in more languages!

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.

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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.

Explore our resource for schools
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Make a plan

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
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Emergency Mobile Alert

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
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ShakeOut 2022

New Zealand ShakeOut is our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi. It's taking place Thursday 27 October. Sign up to get involved!

Sign up for ShakeOut

Get COVID-19 ready

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
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