For the latest information about civil defence emergencies and to find out how to prepare yourself and your family before an emergency happens...
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ALERT LEVEL 4
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Council operations and activities
During the COVID-19 level four alert lockdown our number one priority is the well being of our communities and staff.
We’ll do our best to continue to meet the essential needs of our communities in these unprecedented times.
Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. It’s up to you to take steps to make sure you’re prepared. | Tē mōhiotia āhea, ki hea rānei te ohotata. Whakaritea tō whānau. Kia mataara.
Visit getready.govt.nz to find out how to get ready for an emergency.
Information in an emergency
In an emergency we will use the following channels to keep you informed:
- Our Facebook page
- The homepage of this website
- Stay in the loop e-newsletters - sign-up and select the topic Civil Defence
- Radio - Radio New Zealand, Newstalk ZB, Classic Hits. To find radio frequencies in your area go to frequencyfinder.co.nz
- National emergency messages are posted on the National Emergency Management Agency website
Civil Defence Maps and Civil Defence Schedule
For easy location and reference of civil defence warnings in the Hauraki District, we have a dedicated civil defence map application. Locations of issues are plotted on our map and listed in an easy to view schedule which conveniently links to the specific location on the map.
Note - Civil Defence Warnings shown on the council maps are located in the vicinity of the actual area.
More help and information
Red Cross Hazards App
Stay informed when you most need it. Download the app and get emergency alerts direct to your smart phone from official agencies like Civil Defence, Council, GNS Science, MetService and more.