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Community 2 Apr 2024

The little street that could

The residents of a small Papakura cul-de-sac are making plans for the next time disaster strikes.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 28 Mar 2024

Tsunami siren testing at Ōrewa on Sunday 7 April

Ōrewa is the only location in the Auckland region which has tsunami sirens following the deactivation of sirens at other sites in December 2023.

Council news 25 Mar 2024

Fire season changes for Auckland mainland and parts of Hauraki Gulf

Open fire season for mainland Auckland and a change in restrictions for the Hauraki Gulf Islands is now in place.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 1 Feb 2024

Changes to tsunami evacuation maps for Auckland

New modelling shows the area of Tāmaki Makaurau at risk from damaging tsunami waves is less than previously expected.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 19 Dec 2023

Summer storm preparedness takes a few simple steps

With summer well and truly upon us, it is timely to remember that the season not only brings sunny days but also the chance of stormy weather.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 27 Nov 2023

Tsunami warning sirens in Auckland region deactivated from 1 December

The Emergency Mobile Alert is the preferred method of notifying the public about dangerous tsunami threats.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 18 Sep 2023

Auckland region tsunami siren testing on Sunday 24 September

Siren testing day is a good prompt for Aucklanders to talk with their whānau about planning for emergencies.