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Get Ready to ShakeOut

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'Get Ready to ShakeOut' with the text in Te Reo Māori

Use these social media images in Te Reo Māori on Facebook and Twitter to help share the ShakeOut.

Posters and factsheets

Cartoon showing 'DROP, COVER and HOLD'

Download and share this factsheet in English on what to do before, during and after an earthquake.

drop-cover-earthquake-happens-fact-en-dec16.pdf pdf 2 MB
Cartoon showing 'DROP, COVER and HOLD' with the text in Te Reo Māori

Download and share this factsheet in Te Reo Māori on what to do before, during and after an earthquake.

drop-cover-earthquake-happens-fact-mi-jan17.pdf pdf 117 KB
Cartoon showing 'DROP, COVER and HOLD'

Download this factsheet that explains why Drop, Cover and Hold is the right action to take.

drop-cover-right-action-fact-en-apr15.pdf pdf 141 KB
Cartoon showing 'DROP, COVER and HOLD'

Download and print these posters in English on what to do in an earthquake. Put them up in your home, school or workplace.

Remember to Drop, Cover and Hold in an earthquake. If you use a walker or wheelchair, Lock, Cover and Hold.

drop-cover-bed-pos-a4-en-oct19.pdf pdf 1.3 MB
drop-cover-bed-stay-pos-a4-en-oct19.pdf pdf 1.5 MB
drop-cover-cane-pos-a4-en-oct19.pdf pdf 1.3 MB
drop-cover-cane-sit-pos-a4-en-dec19.pdf pdf 851 KB
drop-cover-car-pos-a4-en-oct19.pdf pdf 1.4 MB
drop-cover-car-shakes-pos-a4-en-oct19.pdf pdf 887 KB
drop-cover-hold-pos-a4-en-dec16.pdf pdf 340 KB
drop-cover-walker-pos-a4-en-oct19.pdf pdf 1.1 MB
drop-cover-wheelchair-pos-a4-en-oct19.pdf pdf 1.1 MB
Cartoon showing 'DROP, COVER and HOLD' with the text in Te Reo Māori

Me tikiake ka tā i ēnei pānui i roto i te reo Māori ka whakairi ki tō kāinga, kura, wāhi mahi rānei. Kia maumahara, Pāheke, Hīpoki, Pupuri ina pā mai he rū.

drop-cover-bed-pos-a4-mi-nov19.pdf pdf 1.2 MB
drop-cover-bed-stay-pos-a4-mi-nov19.pdf pdf 1.3 MB
drop-cover-cane-pos-a4-mi-nov19.pdf pdf 1.1 MB
drop-cover-cane-sit-pos-a4-mi-jan20.pdf pdf 854 KB
drop-cover-car-pos-a4-mi-nov19.pdf pdf 1.2 MB
drop-cover-car-shakes-pos-a4-mi-nov19.pdf pdf 1.2 MB
drop-cover-hold-pos-a4-mi-aug19.pdf pdf 1.2 MB
drop-cover-walker-pos-a4-mi-nov19.pdf pdf 1.2 MB
drop-cover-wheelchair-pos-a4-mi-nov19.pdf pdf 1.2 MB
If an earthquake is Long or Strong, Get Gone

Download and print this poster in English and put it up in your home, school or workplace. Remember if an earthquake is LONG or STRONG, GET GONE.

long-strong-earthquake-pos-a4-en-dec16.pdf pdf 324 KB
If an earthquake is Long or Strong, Get Gone

Download and share this helpful factsheet in English about what to do before, during and after a tsunami.

long-strong-earthquake-fact-en-dec16.pdf pdf 1.9 MB
'If an earthquake is Long or Strong, Get Gone' with the text in Te Reo Māori

Download and share this helpful factsheet in English and Te Reo Māori about what to do before, during and after a tsunami.

long-strong-earthquake-fact-mi-jan17.pdf pdf 104 KB

Resources for schools

Get Ready to ShakeOut

Teach students about earthquakes with this ShakeOut 2020 earthquake lesson plan.
Students will learn about what happens in an earthquake, what causes earthquakes, past events in New Zealand, earthquakes in Māori tradition, and what to do before, during and after an earthquake.

shakeout-earthquake-lesson-plan-info-en-jul20.pdf pdf 620 KB
Turtle Safe: Earthquake safety resource for preschool children

Turtle Safe is an educational DVD developed specifically to teach preschool children what to do if they are inside or outdoors when an earthquake occurs.

turtle-audio-en-jan11.mp3 mp3 451 KB
wtps-turtle-safe-lyrics-med-peri-en-may11.pdf pdf 510 KB

Resources for kids

Videos

Find New Zealand ShakeOut 2020 videos in English, te Reo Māori and New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). A descriptive text transcript is also available.

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