Emergencies can happen anywhere, any time, and without warning. Make sure you and the people you care about are ready to get through by knowing the different ways to stay informed.
If the power goes out, a solar or battery powered radio (or your car radio) can help you keep up to date with the latest news, In an emergency, tune to these stations: Radio New Zealand, The Hits, NewstalkZB, MoreFM, Radio Live.
For local updates, check the Auckland Emergency Management website:
www.aucklandcivildefence.org.nz and follow us on social media channels.
Know your neighbours
There’s strength in numbers. In an emergency, you can work with your neighbours to get through. Neighbourhood Support Groups bring local people together to create safe, supportive and connected communities. Join Neighbourhood Support at neighbourhoodsupport.co.nz or call 0800 463 444.
There are three ways of subscribing to emergency updates at Auckland Civil Defence website: https://bit.ly/2PTzK9M
- Red Cross Hazards App
- SMS - register online.
You will receive SMS messages from Auckland Emergency Management when there is important information and actions to take.*
- Email - register online
You will receive emails from Auckland Emergency Management when there is information you may need to know.
If life or property is threatened always dial 111 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.
* You will only receive an SMS during an important event when actions need to be taken.