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Civil Defence / Emergency Management 11 Oct 2017

Know your neighbours

Getting to know your neighbours is a great way to help you be prepared for an emergency.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 10 Oct 2017

Tune in to stay informed

Get Ready Week is a great time to think about what you might do in an emergency. Ensuring you have access to a radio in an emergency is an easy way to make sure you are prepared.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 21 Sep 2017

Auckland Council supports response to fuel shortage

Auckland Council and its council-controlled organisations are working closely with the government to assist in addressing issues associated with the pipeline rupture and resulting fuel challenges.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 16 Aug 2017

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management changes name

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management has changed its name and is now known as Auckland Emergency Management.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 19 Apr 2017

Prepare now to help pets in an emergency

If you have pets, you are responsible for their safety in an emergency. Here's a list of things you can do to protect them.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 13 Apr 2017

Auckland Civil Defence scales back

Cyclone Cook has largely left the Auckland region and, while there is still some rain and wind about, Auckland has escaped the worst of the weather system.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Aucklanders urged to reduce water use by 20 litres per day

This week’s storm has restricted the treatment capacity of the city’s largest water treatment plant.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Update: Auckland's water supply

Watercare is still dealing with the effects of the Tasman Tempest and is treating less water than normal.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 3 Apr 2017

Water update: No further need for savings

Watercare is advising Aucklanders that the need to save water has now ended, with the organisation confident they can fulfil demand.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 22 Mar 2017

Council to partially demolish Probett Building

Auckland Council has issued a warrant to undertake the emergency partial demolition of the Probett Building at 3107 Great North Road, New Lynn.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 20 Mar 2017

Aucklanders band together through watery times

Aucklanders have had a week of water-related issues and challenges, and have shown plenty of resilience and community spirit.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 31 Jan 2017

Coast always at risk of tsunami

Whether you are visiting Auckland, or venturing out to the coast, all of New Zealand’s coast line is at risk of tsunami at any time.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 31 Jan 2017

Holiday homework for tsunami preparedness

These holidays, take the time to make a family plan to get through an emergency.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 18 Nov 2016

Help earthquake relief effort by donating money, not goods

People are being asked not to donate goods to the affected regions at this stage, as they pose serious logistical issues around transport, storage and distribution.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 16 Nov 2016

Tips for keeping safe during an emergency

The 7.5 magnitude current earthquake near Culverden has got people thinking about what to do to be safe in the case of an emergency.

Community 14 Nov 2016

Auckland Civil Defence swings into action after shakes

Behind the scenes with Auckland’s Civil Defence team.