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Civil Defence / Emergency Management 11 Oct 2022

Theft of tsunami sirens unacceptable, putting life at risk

The ongoing theft of the region’s tsunami sirens is unacceptable and must stop, says Auckland Emergency Management (AEM).

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 1 Aug 2022

Missing tsunami sirens on the west coast

Five tsunami sirens have been vandalised or stolen at Piha since May 2022, along with one at Karekare.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 11 Jul 2022

Preparing for wet and wild weather

The winter weather has well and truly arrived in Auckland, with July proving to be a damp old month so far.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 May 2022

Sign language for an emergency

This week is New Zealand Sign Language week and Auckland Emergency Management in partnership with Deaf Aotearoa and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is bringing a cool new resource to teach kiwis how to use different signs during an...

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 30 Mar 2021

Tsunami siren test on Sunday 4 April

Auckland Emergency Management will be testing the tsunami siren network around midday, Sunday 4 April in Rodney the Waitākere Ranges and Hibiscus and Bays areas.