Civil defence and emergency management

You need to be prepared for emergencies and natural disasters including earthquake, floods, tsunami and pandemic.

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Get ready for an emergency

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

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
Civil Defence and Emergency Management contact information
About Nelson-Tasman Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Once the initial emergency event is over, we go into recovery mode. This section provides information to help you get things back to normal.