Published: 17 November 2020
UPDATE: Auckland Emergency Management advises that the rescheduled sound test for the Orewa Tsunami sirens will take place on Monday 23 November. The sirens will be activated three times between 12pm and 12.15pm. This is just a test and the public is not required to take any action.
Published: 12 October 2020
New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place at 9.30am on Thursday 15 October 2020.
Published: 22 September 2020
Auckland’s tsunami siren test will take place at noon on Sunday 27 September 2020, coinciding with the start of daylight saving.
Published: 2 September 2020
The installation of two new voice instruction tsunami sirens in Orewa begins today, 2 September 2020.
Published: 13 February 2020
Two new tsunami sirens will be installed in Orewa next month, and locals are invited to an information session on 18 February to learn more.
Published: 20 December 2019
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.
Published: 14 October 2019
A national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi is taking place on Thursday 17 October at 1.30pm
Published: 19 June 2019
Auckland’s Emergency Management team will be featured in the documentary 'Beneath New Zealand', to be screened at 8.30pm on Sunday.
Published: 3 April 2019
A tsunami siren test will sound at noon on Sunday 7 April in the Rodney and Waitakere ward areas.
Published: 1 March 2019
In March, OurAuckland will be focusing on Te Mauri o Te Wai / The Value of Water.