Helpful resources

There are lots of great resources available to help us prepare for an emergency.  Here are just some that we have found. 

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management website

This website outlines the activities of the NZ Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management.
>> Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management website

 

Civil Defence Otago

>> This is a live website from Otago Regional Council Civil Defence   

 

Get Ready Get Thru website

This website is full of resources and information about how you can make sure you and your family are prepared for a disaster.
>> Get Ready Get Thru website

 

What’s the Plan Stan?

This fantastic website is aimed at kids, teaching them how to help their families be prepared if a disaster occurs.
>> What’s the Plan Stan? Website

 

Metservice

Use this website to get detailed weather forecasts for anywhere in New Zealand.  The website also includes heaps of other information including severe weather warnings and ski field reports. >> Metservice website

 

HazardWatch website

This website provides weekly reviews of natural hazard events reported in New Zealand.
>> HazardWatch website

 

Natural Hazards Information Centre

This website aims to provide you with a single point of contact for the latest research, resources, and scientific expertise on natural hazards in New Zealand.
>> Natural Hazards Information Centre website

 

Urban Search and Rescue

This website explains the importance of Urban Search and Rescue and provides you with news, contacts, links and publications, and staff information.
>> Urban Search and Rescue website

 

Business Continuity Planning

This is a section of the Ministry of Civil Defence website outlining key messages that all businesses should understand prior to initiating or reviewing continuity planning arrangements.
>> Business Continuity Section of the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management website

 

Food safety in an emergency

This is a section of the New Zealand Food Safety Authority website. 
>> Workplace emergency response - guide for equipment, food and planning

Legislation

>> Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002