Get summer ready

Planning on heading to the beach this summer? Whether you're going away or staying home, there are a few things you can do to get summer ready.

Find out how to Get Summer Ready

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.

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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
Primary school students doing Drop, Cover and Hold

Drop, Cover and Hold

Drop, Cover and Hold is the right action to take in an earthquake. It stops you being knocked over, makes you a smaller target, and protects your head, neck and vital organs.

LEARN HOW TO DROP, COVER AND HOLD
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Emergency Mobile Alert

Emergency Mobile Alerts keep people safe. Alerts are broadcast to all capable phones from targeted cell towers.

LEARN ABOUT EMERGENCY MOBILE ALERT
Cartoon person doing Drop, Cover and Hold

Advice for disabled people

If you have a disability or any requirements that may put you at greater risk in an emergency, find advice to get ready. See what steps you can take and find information in New Zealand Sign Language and audio format.

FIND ADVICE FOR DISABLED PEOPLE

Own your zone

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