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Civil Defence / Emergency Management 4 Jul 2024

Waiheke emergency volunteers get a hand from the board

Waiheke volunteer groups have received a financial boost from the local board to help prepare the island for future emergencies.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 19 Jun 2024

Volunteers needed for new Emergency Response team in South Auckland

Do you live in South Auckland and want to help your community during an emergency response?

Council news 30 May 2024

Wild weather causes havoc with Auckland’s trees

While Auckland was facing a wild and windy Wednesday night, Auckland Council’s arborist team and its contractors were out making sure Aucklanders were safe from falling tree limbs and property damage.

Council news 29 May 2024

Aucklanders: Be ready for a windy Wednesday night

MetService has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch and a Strong Wind Warning (orange) for Auckland, including Aotea Great Barrier, for this afternoon, evening and into the early hours of Thursday morning.

Council news 21 May 2024

Nationwide Emergency Mobile Alert test taking place this Sunday

Don’t be alarmed if your mobile phone receives an Emergency Mobile Alert on Sunday evening (26 May).

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.