CanterburyPort Hills fires (Christchurch City and Selwyn District)

Tuesday 21 Feb - 1:06 pm

The State of Emergency covering Christchurch City and Selwyn District in relation to the Port Hills fires has been extended. For latest updates please see the Christchurch Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Facebook page and Christchurch City Council website


At School

Resources for teaching kids about disasters and guidelines on civil defence planning for schools.

What’s the Plan Stan?

What’s the Plan Stan seeks to improve awareness and understanding of the hazards we face in New Zealand. It also promotes emergency preparedness in primary and intermediate schools by providing teachers and students with the knowledge and skills to act in a safe manner when a disaster occurs.

Visit our comprehensive website for kids and schools:

Find out more about the What’s the Plan Stan? resource.

Worksafe at Schools

The Ministry of Education has produced Worksafe at School guidelines on civil defence planning for schools, which provide useful information and templates.

Worksafe at schools information.