New Zealand ShakeOut is our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi. New Zealand Shakeout is taking place Thursday 19 October 2023.
ShakeOut takes place across the world to remind people of the right action to take during an earthquake. Drop, Cover and Hold. You can also practice a tsunami hīkoi (evacuation walk) if you're in a coastal area.
New Zealand ShakeOut is happening on the 19th October at 9:30am. Sign up for New Zealand ShakeOut 2023.
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Use this New Zealand ShakeOut audio announcement to start your earthquake drill. Play it through a speaker or PA so everyone knows the correct action to take.
New Zealand ShakeOut is proudly co-sponsored by Toka Tū Ake Earthquake Commission.