Emergency management news and events in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Weekly cyclone update - 6 April 2023
Update from the Cyclone Recovery Unit
Registrations open for ShakeOut’s tenth anniversary earthquake drill
Registrations are now open for New Zealand ShakeOut 2022, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi. You can sign up at www.shakeout.govt.nz.
Civil Defence campaign warns Kiwis to “Get The Flood Out!”
A new Civil Defence campaign promoting flood safety will urge Kiwis to Get The Flood Out as winter weather ramps up.
Don’t worry, it’s just a test – Emergency Mobile Alert nationwide test this Sunday
Early this Sunday evening there will be a phone alert you can’t ignore – but don’t worry, it’s just a test. This year’s nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system will take place on Sunday 22 May between 6-7pm
NZSL is essential to “Get Ready” for emergencies
Deaf people across Aotearoa New Zealand will now have access to comprehensive advice about emergency preparedness, with New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Week marking the launch of Get Ready in NZSL by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in partnership with Deaf Aotearoa.
Mt Ruapehu Volcanic Alert Level raised to Level 2.
GeoNet have raised the Volcanic Alert Level for Mt Ruapehu to Level 2.