Emergency Mobile Alert | Matohi Waea Pūkoro Ohotata

Emergency Mobile Alert is a way of receiving information about emergencies in your area. If your life, health or property is in danger, Emergency Mobile Alerts can be sent to your mobile, without needing to sign up or download an app.

The 2019 nationwide test of Emergency Mobile Alert will be held on the evening of 24 November 2019. You should expect to receive a test alert that evening sometime between 6 and 7 pm.

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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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Make a Plan

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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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.

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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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