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Ngā rauemi

A searchable index of useful emergency preparedness resources.

You can refine your selection by choosing from the topic and languages lists below.

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Learnz provides virtual field trips. In this field trip, you will see how people live, work and play on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu coping with the risk of volcanic activity.

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EQC has resources that will help you better prepare for natural disasters, and to recover afterwards.

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Volcanoes 101 is part of a series of natural disaster videos produced by National Geographic.

These downloadable emergency stories are suitable for all levels and available in English and te reo Māori.

earthquake-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 303 KB
earthquake-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 489 KB
flood-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 316 KB
flood-story-mi-feb18.pdf pdf 557 KB
non-natural-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 68 KB
storm-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 240 KB
storm-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 587 KB
tsunami-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 318 KB
tsunami-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 568 KB
volcano-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 300 KB
volcano-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 486 KB

Watch this basic introduction to volcanoes, suitable for most ages

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Find information and resources on dealing with droughts and how the Ministry for Primary Industries assesses the severity of dry conditions.

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Building Science Concepts provide a structured approach for teaching science concepts, helping teachers to build students' understandings from simple to more complex scientific ideas and to relate these to students' existing understandings of the world around them. If your school does not have these titles, they can be ordered at Down the Back of the Chair: Ministry of Education Resource Catalogue (requires login).

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A New Zealand perspective on volcanoes from Te Ara, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

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Emergency events
Assessment Resource Banks houses assessment resources in maths, science and English for students working in levels 1–5 of the New Zealand Curriculum.
You will need to create an account to use these assessment resources.

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The Guardian teacher network has resources and ideas for teaching volcanoes.

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Floods
The Assessment resource bank houses assessment resources in maths, science and English for students working in levels 1–5 of the New Zealand Curriculum.
You will need to create an account to use these assessment resources.

Watch this video from the Science Learning Hub explaining rock cores.

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Tsunami
The Assessment resource bank houses assessment resources in maths, science and English for students working in levels 1–5 of the New Zealand Curriculum.
You will need to create an account to use these assessment resources.

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Learnz provides virtual field trips. In this field trip, experts take you to remote locations to help you better understand what causes natural disasters such as tsunami, earthquakes and landslides, and how you can manage the risk of these events.

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Storms
The Assessment resource bank houses assessment resources in maths, science and English for students working in levels 1–5 of the New Zealand Curriculum.
You will need to create an account to use these assessment resources.

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Watch this GNS Science video where geologist Simon Cox explains some of the processes and features of the Dart landslide, including some mysterious 'dust bubbles' at the base of a mud waterfall.

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Landslides
The Assessment resource bank houses assessment resources in maths, science and English for students working in levels 1–5 of the New Zealand Curriculum.
You will need to create an account to use these assessment resources.

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A New Zealand perspective on landslides from Te Ara, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

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Volcanoes
The Assessment resource bank houses assessment resources in maths, science and English for students working in levels 1–5 of the New Zealand Curriculum.
You will need to create an account to use these assessment resources.

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Read this question and answer page on landslides.

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