Public education resources

Resources for CDEM staff involved in community awareness and education programmes.


Working from the same page: Consistent messages for CDEM

Working from the Same Page: Consistent Messages for CDEM is written to assist those responsible for developing and providing civil defence emergency management information to the general public. The document contains nationally agreed information on specific hazards and the actions that individuals, families and communities can take to reduce, prepare for and protect themselves from the effects of major disasters.

Working from the same page: Consistent messages for CDEM


Get Ready website

GetReady.govt.nz logo

The Get Ready website (getready.govt.nz) has information for the public on:

  • How to get ready for an emergency at home, at work and at school.
  • What the different natural hazards are in New Zealand and what you should do before, during or after each one.
  • How to stay informed in an emergency.
  • How to get involved and get your community ready.

Visit getready.govt.nz 


Earthquake and tsunami public education resources

Posters and social media sharables helping to explain tsunami. What are they, where do they come from, how do you prepare? 

Find earthquake and tsunami resources


Merchandise webstore

Signature Promotions has a merchandise webstore with Get Ready and Civil Defence branded products.

Although all products on this webstore are approved by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Signature Promotions is not formally endorsed by NEMA. CDEM Groups are free to use any supplier and any questions can be directed to NEMA at emergency.management@nema.govt.nz

Visit the merchandise webstore


Youtube and social media

Youtube

The @NZGetReady YouTube channel houses all national Civil Defence Emergency Management videos.

@NZGetReady YouTube

Facebook

The @NZCivilDefence Facebook page has official emergency information as well as advice on how to get ready for an emergency.

@NZCivilDefence Facebook

Twitter

The @NZGetReady Twitter channel has advice on how to get ready for an emergency.

@NZGetReady Twitter

Instagram

The @nemagovtnz Instagram has advice on how to get ready for an emergency.

@nemagovtnz Instagram