Civil defence

Always be prepared for emergencies - earthquake, fire, floods, tsunamis and pandemics. If you or someone else is in immediate danger, phone 111.

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Get ready for an emergency

You need to prepare for our most likely emergencies, such as floods, fires, earthquakes, pandemics and tsunamis, power outages and more.

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Make a plan today

Make your household or business plan before you need it. These sites provide useful information and templates:


What to do in an emergency
Tsunami evacuation maps
Get the Red Cross Hazard app
Rural fire control and fire permits
Civil Defence and Emergency Management contact information
About Nelson-Tasman Civil Defence and Emergency Management