Readiness: Get prepared to respond to floods

This page provides flood readiness messages.

Make and practise your emergency plan, make a grab bag and have emergency supplies in case you need to evacuate.

Find out from your regional council what the flood risk is in your area and know how to stay informed.

Stay up to date with the latest weather information from MetService, Te Ratonga Tirorangi, New Zealand’s National Weather Service. Pay attention to Watches and Warnings.

Beef + Lamb New Zealand have a flood preparedness fact sheet for farmers with immediate and long-term strategies to increase their farm flood readiness.