The fourth and final climate action workshop focused on emergency management and resilience. The previous ones looked at how we could take action to prevent climate change. This one looked at how we could be prepared for the impacts of natural disasters, which are increasingly caused by climate change.…
Come along and practice working together as a community during a disaster and get tips on how you and your whānau can stay safe and get through.
Saturday 20 March, 2021
Pukerua Bay School Hall, 1pm
Using an earthquake scenario, this session will cover how to:
- Set up your local Community Emergency Hub
- Ensure those in need are supported
- Overcome potential challenges together
- Make the most of the resources you have locally
Everyone is welcome; join in and be more prepared as a community. Learn more about your Community Emergency Hub: getprepared.nz/hubs
There is a tsunami warning in effect for most of New Zealand following an 8.1 earthquake in the Kermadec Islands region. Please monitor the official Civil Defence sources for more information:
- National Emergency Management Agency website,
- tune in to Radio New Zealand on 101.3 FM,
- if you’re at sea, stay away from the coast and tune in to VHF channel 16.
As of 10:30 am today (5 March 2021) People in all New Zealand coastal areas should:
- Listen to the radio and/or TV for updates, or check www.civildefence.govt.nz
- Listen to local Civil Defence authorities and follow any instructions regarding evacuation of your area
- Stay out of the water (sea, rivers and estuaries, this includes boats)
- Stay off beaches and shore areas
- Do not go sightseeing
- Share this information with family, neighbours and friends
Evacuation advice overrides the current COVID-19 Alert Level requirements. Listen to local Civil Defence authorities and follow any instructions regarding evacuation of your area. If you are told to evacuate do not stay at home. Stay 2 metres away from others if you can and if it is safe to do so.