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Civil Defence Campaign Warns Kiwis To “Get The Flood Out!”

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 11:00 am | National Emergency Management Agency

A new Civil Defence campaign promoting flood safety will urge Kiwis to Get The Flood Out as winter weather ramps up. The National Emergency Management Agency today launched the “GTFO” campaign to warn people about the dangers of flood water. The campaign ... More >>

Don’t Worry, It’s Just A Test – Emergency Mobile Alert Nationwide Test This Sunday

Friday, 20 May 2022, 1:21 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

Early this Sunday evening there will be a phone alert you can’t ignore – but don’t worry, it’s just a test. This year’s nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system will take place on Sunday 22 May between 6-7pm It is expected ... More >>

NZSL Is Essential To “Get Ready” For Emergencies

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 3:40 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

Deaf people across Aotearoa New Zealand will now have access to comprehensive advice about emergency preparedness, with New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Week marking the launch of Get Ready in NZSL by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) ... More >>

Date For Nationwide Test Of Emergency Mobile Alert System Confirmed

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 11:17 am | National Emergency Management Agency

On May 22, there will be a phone alert you can’t ignore – but don’t worry, it’s just a test. This year’s nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system will take place on Sunday 22 May between 6-7pm. Gary Knowles, Director of Civil Defence ... More >>

National Advisory: Message No. 4: Tsunami Activity – Cancelled

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 8:28 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

Message No: 4 Issued 19:06 16 January 2022 This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. The National Advisory issued following the large eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga is cancelled. The advice ... More >>

National Advisory: Message 3: Tsunami Activity – Expect Strong And Unusual Currents & Unpredictable Surges At The Shore

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 2:06 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

Message No: 3 Issued 09:40 16 January 2022 This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. Update: Advisory area extended to include the west coast of the South Island. We expect New Zealand coastal areas on the north ... More >>

National Advisory: Message 2: Tsunami Activity – Expect Strong & Unusual Currents And Unpredictable Surges At The Shore

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 7:58 am | National Emergency Management Agency

Message No: 2 Issued 07:33 16 January 2022 This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. NATIONAL ADVISORY: TSUNAMI ACTIVITY – EXPECT STRONG AND UNUSUAL CURRENTS AND UNPREDICTABLE SURGES AT THE SHORE Update: ... More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami Activity – Expect Strong And Unusual Currents And Unpredictable Surges At The Shore

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 6:45 am | National Emergency Management Agency

Message No: 1 Issued 20:14 15 January 2022 This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. NATIONAL ADVISORY: TSUNAMI ACTIVITY – EXPECT STRONG AND UNUSUAL CURRENTS AND UNPREDICTABLE SURGES AT THE SHORE We expect ... More >>

National Advisory: No Tsunami Threat To New Zealand

Friday, 30 July 2021, 5:48 am | National Emergency Management Agency

Message No: 3 Issued 21:05 29 July 2021 More Detail: There is no tsunami threat to New Zealand following the M8.1 ALASKA PENINSULA earthquake at 2021-07-29 6:16 PM. New Zealand coastal areas may experience strong and unusual currents and unpredictable ... More >>

National Advisory: Earthquake Still Being Assessed - Coastal Inundation Not Expected

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 7:52 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

Message No: 2 Issued 19:57 29 July 2021 This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. National Advisory: Large Pacific Earthquake Still Being Assessed COASTAL INUNDATION (FLOODING OF LAND AREAS) IS NOT EXPECTED Coastal ... More >>

National Emergency Management Agency Assessing Large Pacific Earthquake

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 6:29 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

Issued 18:30 29 July 2021 The National Emergency Management Agency and GNS Science are currently assessing whether the magnitude 8.1 ALASKA PENINSULA earthquake at 2021-07-29 6:16 PM has created a tsunami that could affect New Zealand. If a tsunami ... More >>

New Appointments To Emergency Management Assistance Team

Friday, 4 June 2021, 9:54 am | National Emergency Management Agency

New Zealand’s emergency response community has been enhanced with a third cohort joining the New Zealand Emergency Management Team (EMAT). National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Deputy Chief Executive Gary Knowles today announced the appointment ... More >>

Tsunami Activity – Cancelled

Friday, 5 March 2021, 3:41 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

The National Advisory issued at 2:48pm following this morning's earthquakes near the KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION is cancelled. The advice from GNS Science, based on ocean observations, is that the Beach and Marine threat has now passed for all areas. Strong ... More >>

Tsunami Threat Downgraded: Evacuees Can Return Home

Friday, 5 March 2021, 1:57 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

The threat for this tsunami event has been further downgraded All people who evacuated can now return. The advice remains, for all areas under Beach and Marine threat, to stay off beach and shore areas. NATIONAL ADVISORY: TSUNAMI ACTIVITY – EXPECT ... More >>

Tsunami activity – expect strong and unusual currents

Friday, 5 March 2021, 1:15 pm | National Emergency Management Agency

This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. GNS Science has advised that the largest waves have now passed, and therefore the threat level is now downgraded to a Beach and Marine threat for all areas which were previously ... More >>

National Warning: Tsunami Threat To Land And Marine Areas

Friday, 5 March 2021, 11:39 am | National Emergency Management Agency

This is a Tsunami Warning for New Zealand coastal areas following the magnitude 8.1 earthquake near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. There is a LAND and MARINE TSUNAMI THREAT . An Emergency Mobile Alert will be issued to the areas under land and marine tsunami ... More >>

National Warning: Tsunami Threat To Land And Marine Areas

Friday, 5 March 2021, 10:49 am | National Emergency Management Agency

This is a Tsunami Warning for New Zealand coastal areas following the magnitude 8.1 earthquake near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. There is a LAND and MARINE TSUNAMI THREAT . An Emergency Mobile Alert will be issued to the areas under land and marine tsunami ... More >>

National Warning: Tsunami Threat To Land And Marine Areas

Friday, 5 March 2021, 9:45 am | National Emergency Management Agency

This is a Tsunami Warning for New Zealand coastal areas following the magnitude 8.1 earthquake near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. There is a LAND and MARINE TSUNAMI THREAT . An Emergency Mobile Alert has been issued to the areas under land and marine tsunami ... More >>

National Warning: Tsunami Threat to Land and Marine Areas

Friday, 5 March 2021, 9:08 am | National Emergency Management Agency

This is a Tsunami Warning for coastal areas following the magnitude 8.0 earthquake north-east of New Zealand near KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION. More >>

National Advisory: Tsunami Activity – Expect Strong And Unusual Currents And Unpredictable Surges At The Shore

Friday, 5 March 2021, 7:49 am | National Emergency Management Agency

Message No: 2 Issued 07:45 05 March 2021 This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event. *** THIS IS A SEPARATE EARTHQUAKE TO TODAY'S HIKURANGI QUAKE AT 2:27AM *** NATIONAL ADVISORY: TSUNAMI ACTIVITY – EXPECT STRONG AND UNUSUAL ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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