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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.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 19 Nov 2020

Acoustic testing of Orewa tsunami sirens

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...

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 12 Oct 2020

Get ready to drop, cover and hold during national ShakeOut

New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place at 9.30am on Thursday 15 October 2020.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 22 Sep 2020

Tsunami siren test on 27 September

Auckland’s tsunami siren test will take place at noon on Sunday 27 September 2020, coinciding with the start of daylight saving.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 2 Sep 2020

Two new tsunami sirens to be installed in Orewa

The installation of two new voice instruction tsunami sirens in Orewa begins today, 2 September 2020.