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Civil Defence / Emergency Management

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 27 Oct 2021

Get ready to ShakeOut with your bubble this week

New Zealand ShakeOut is our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, and this year it is taking place at 9.30am on Thursday 28 October 2021.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 2 Jul 2021

Local boards contribute $90,000 to support Papatoetoe tornado victims

Two local boards have committed $90,000 between them to bolster Auckland Council’s Mayoral Relief Fund for those suffering in the wake of the tornado that swept through Papatoetoe on 19 June.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 25 Jun 2021

Mayoral Relief Fund to support Aucklanders affected by tornado

Auckland Council and the Government have allocated $100,000 each to a Mayoral Relief Fund to support people and families experiencing hardship due to the Papatoetoe tornado.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 Oct 2020

Get ready to drop, cover and hold during national ShakeOut

New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place at 9.30am on Thursday 15 October 2020.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 22 Sep 2020

Tsunami siren test on 27 September

Auckland’s tsunami siren test will take place at noon on Sunday 27 September 2020, coinciding with the start of daylight saving.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 20 Dec 2019

Get your place summer storm ready

Auckland is heading into its summer storm season, with increased moisture and warmth over the coming months usually resulting in increased storm activity across the region.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 14 Oct 2019

Get ShakeOut ready this week

A national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi is taking place on Thursday 17 October at 1.30pm

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 19 Jun 2019

Preparing for Auckland's next volcanic eruption

Auckland’s Emergency Management team will be featured in the documentary 'Beneath New Zealand', to be screened at 8.30pm on Sunday.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 1 Mar 2019

A message from Auckland Mayor Phil Goff

In March, OurAuckland will be focusing on Te Mauri o Te Wai / The Value of Water.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 22 Feb 2019

How to prepare for storms and king tides

Stay prepared for possible summer storms and flooding this weekend.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 21 Nov 2018

Nationwide Emergency Mobile Alert Test

An Emergency Mobile Alert test will take place on 25 November between 6pm and 7pm.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 19 Oct 2018

Councillors take time to shakeout and get ready

Councillors Sharon Stewart and Desley Simpson were among Auckland Council Governing Body members who took part in New Zealand ShakeOut yesterday.

Environment 13 Apr 2018

Arborists working around the clock to make trees safe

Auckland Council contractors will be working around the clock to make roads safe.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 20 Feb 2018

Council monitoring Cyclone Gita

Auckland Emergency Management continues to monitor the impacts of Cyclone Gita-related storm conditions in the south of the country.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 13 Oct 2017

Emergency Mobile Alerts are coming soon

Emergency Mobile Alerts are a new way you can receive information about emergencies on your mobile phone

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 Oct 2017

Get social to stay informed in an emergency

Get Ready Week, which runs from October 9 to 13, encourages Aucklanders to be aware of all the channels that will be used to broadcast messages during an emergency.