What to do if you think a landslide is about to happen

Act quickly. Getting out of the path of a landslide is your best protection.

  • Evacuate and take your Getaway Kit with you. Take your pets with you and move livestock to safe paddocks if you can safely do so.
  • Warn neighbours who might be affected and help those who may need assistance to evacuate.
  • Contact emergency services and your local council to inform them of the hazard.

Links to information about:

Get Ready Get Thru information about landslides http://www.getthru.govt.nz/disasters/landslide

Food safety in an emergency http://www.foodsafety.govt.nz/elibrary/industry/Food_Safety-Recent_Around.htm

State Highway conditions http://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/

Weather warnings and forecasts www.metservice.com

Insurance www.eqc.govt.nz