It's important to know the different ways you can stay informed during an emergency.
Emergency Mobile Alert is a way of receiving information about emergencies in your area. If your life, health or property is in danger, Emergency Mobile Alerts can be sent to your mobile, without needing to sign up or download an app.Find out more
For local updates, check your council’s website, as well as your local Civil Defence Emergency Management Group website and social media.
National updates will be available on the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management's website and @civildefence Twitter channel.
The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management has information on finding your local Civil Defence Emergency Management Group.
Official emergency information and advice on how to be better prepared for disasters in New Zealand. Find out and discuss how to prepare for an emergency, cope during an event, and recover quickly.
Emergency and disaster updates from the NZ Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM). For info on preparing for disasters follow the
@NZGetThru Twitter channel.
Find out more about the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management.
In an emergency, you’ll be able to help each other while civil defence and emergency services are busy helping people who need them most. Get involved in your community and get to know your neighbours before an emergency happens.
Find information on what radio stations to listen to in an emergency on Get Ready, Get Thru. Available in multiple languages.
Find information on contacting emergency services or your local Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group on Get Ready, Get Thru. Available in multiple languages.
It’s up to you to make sure your family, and the people you care about, know what to do and that you all have what you need to get through on your own. Follow these easy steps to get your household ready.