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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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Te Ara | The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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

GNS Science | Te Pū Ao

Visit GeoNet to view the volcano cameras and see current volcanic unrest in New Zealand.

LEARNZ

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.

National Geographic

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

Watch this basic introduction to volcanoes, suitable for most ages

Te Ara | The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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

The Guardian

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

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

LEARNZ

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.

GNS Science | Te Pū Ao

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.

Te Ara | The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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

Weather Wiz Kids

Read this question and answer page on landslides.

National Geographic

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

Search Instructional Series or PM readers for books that you will already have in your school.

Civil Defence

The National Emergency Management Agency has photos from previous emergency events in New Zealand.

Listen to the sounds of an earthquake in this video created by Georgia Tech

Kia Takatū

This story about earthquakes in English and te reo Māori is suitable for all ages.

earthquake-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 303 KB
earthquake-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 489 KB
Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

A collection of school journal stories for teaching volcanoes.

“A Bit of a Bang” by David Hill. School Journal, Part 4, No. 3, 2004.
“Understanding Volcanoes” by Tessa Duder. Connected 1, 2011.

Kia Takatū

This story about volcanic eruptions in English and te reo Māori is suitable for all ages.

volcano-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 300 KB
volcano-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 486 KB
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