Useful websites

Visit these websites for further information and resources related to civil defence and emergency management.

Get Ready - Get Prepared

Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. You can take steps to be prepared |


National Emergency Management Agency

The National Emergency Management Agency provides leadership in reducing risk, being ready for, responding to and recovering from emergencies.


MetService - Severe Weather Bulletins

MetService, Te Ratonga Tirorangi, is New Zealand's national weather authority.


Earthquake Commission

Toka Tū Ake EQC is a New Zealand crown entity investing in natural disaster research to help communities reduce their risks, and providing home insurance to help communities get their lives back on track after an event.


Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences

Their purpose is to undertake research that enhances our understanding of geological and Earth system processes and increases Aotearoa New Zealand’s resilience to natural hazards and climate change.


Insurance Council of New Zealand

The Insurance Council of New Zealand perform an important role in educating consumers about key insurance issues and risk management.


National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA)

NIWA's mission is to conduct leading environmental science to enable the sustainable management of natural resources for New Zealand and the planet.