Ngā rauemi

A searchable index of useful emergency preparedness resources.

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Kia Takatū

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

flood-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 316 KB
flood-story-mi-feb18.pdf pdf 557 KB
Kia Takatū

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

storm-story-en-may09.pdf pdf 240 KB
storm-story-mi-jun08.pdf pdf 587 KB
Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteers create positive change on many fronts — human rights, faith communities, health, education, sports and recreation, social services, arts and culture, emergency services, the environment and conservation, animal welfare and community support development

Help Teddy make his house more earthquake safe in EQC’s Make. Shake. Break. mini game. Use the building blocks to stack Teddy’s house and see how well it holds up to a shake.

It is Sparky's job to keep you safe around our electricity and gas network. That means teaching you about dangerous situations involving power lines, substations or transformer boxes.

Go through different locations with Gayle and her friends to find what you need for an emergency kit. Have fun and build a checklist along the way.

The Young Meteorologist Program

Severe Weather Preparedness Adventure.

Civil Defence

Audio recordings for people with sight impairments on how to get ready for an emergency.

spec-blind-business-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 349 KB
spec-blind-car-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 192 KB
spec-blind-contact-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 226 KB
spec-blind-disabilities-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 1.1 MB
spec-blind-emergency-planning-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 811 KB
spec-blind-evacuation-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 732 KB
spec-blind-get-ready-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 61 KB
spec-blind-introduction-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 139 KB
spec-blind-pets-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 445 KB
spec-blind-radio-stations-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 186 KB
spec-blind-storing-water-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 557 KB
spec-blind-survival-items-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 966 KB
Civil Defence

Audio recordings for people with sight impairments on different types of hazards and what to do in an emergency.

spec-blind-closing-announcement-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 177 KB
spec-blind-earthquake-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 1.3 MB
spec-blind-emergency-checklist-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 783 KB
spec-blind-emergency-plan-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 537 KB
spec-blind-flood-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 871 KB
spec-blind-landslide-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 686 KB
spec-blind-learn-about-disasters-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 32 KB
spec-blind-other-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 198 KB
spec-blind-storms-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 1.4 MB
spec-blind-tsunami-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 1.4 MB
spec-blind-volcano-audio-en-jan16.mp3 mp3 1.3 MB
Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind | Te Tuāpāpā o te Hunga Kāpō o Aotearoa

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind provides some of its key learnings on earthquake preparedness and response for the blind or partially sighted.

spec-blind-earthquake-info-en-jan16.docx docx 174 KB
Marae Emergency Preparedness Plan

This toolkit is designed to help marae be as prepared as possible in the event of a natural disaster or emergency.

Make a plan online with your family/flatmates/friends to get through an emergency. Think about the things you need every day and work out what you would do if you didn’t have them.


Find instructions for updating your Samsung phone on the Samsung NZ website.

Disaster preparedness for people with disabilities

Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities has been designed to help people who have physical, visual, auditory or cognitive disabilities to prepare for natural disasters.

Thinking Maps

Thinking Maps is a digital tool for students to visualise their thinking and to think about what emergencies look like.

Te Ara | The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Find stories about historic emergencies and Māori tradition from Te Ara, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

EQC Earthquake Commission | Kōmihana Rūwhenua

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) has developed resources to help students and teachers learn more about the science of earthquakes.

GNS Science | Te Pū Ao

GNS Science has a video explaining basic tectonic plate movement.

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