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Kia Takatū is a te reo Māori resource for years 1-8 to teach children about emergencies.

wtps-kia-takatu-info-mi-dec16.pdf pdf 1.8 MB
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Read a New Zealand perspective on severe weather on Te Ara, The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

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Use these pages from One Geology Kids for landslide information for students.

Read these downloadable emergency stories in te reo Māori. They are suitable for all ages.

earthquake-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 489 KB
flood-story-mi-feb18.pdf pdf 557 KB
storm-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 587 KB
tsunami-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 568 KB
volcano-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 486 KB
wharangi-meka-parekura-info-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 452 KB
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Search MetService blogposts by keyword.

Use one of the experiments shown in this video to look at different kinds of erosion and landslides.

Find advice for looking after staff after in an emergency.

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See huge storms, heavy rain, tornadoes and other exteme conditions in these videos from Science Kids.

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Do this experiment from Scientific American that uses physics to explain land movement.

Watch this slide presentation that focuses on researching a historic tsunami in Henderson Bay in Northland.

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Watch videos from National Geographic's kids weather playlist.

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For information on how to prepare your home and protect your whānau, visit the Be Prepared section of the Earthquake Commission's website.


Visit this virtual field trip from Learnz. In this field trip, experts will take you to remote locations to help you better understand what causes natural disasters.

Have staff fill in a personal workplace emergency plan to plan for an emergency during work hours.

personal-workplace-emergency-plan-en-nov20.docx docx 181 KB
personal-workplace-emergency-plan-en-nov20.pdf pdf 221 KB
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Watch this video on earthquakes produced by National Geographic.

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See real time satellite imagery and thunderstorm warnings from MetService to track the storm activity in your local area.

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Read stories from survivors of the Canterbury earthquakes.

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Play this interactive game to build your own hurricane. Learn what kinds of wind conditions, latitude and sea temperature are good for a hurricane to form.

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