NOW  is the time to start preparingGood job! – You’ve made the first step to stay safe

The Wellington region is an awesome place to live, but it’s a little wild.

We often experience earthquakes, storms, flooding and landslides. We’re also at risk from tsunamis.

These emergencies have similar impacts.  It would be hard to get around, hard to communicate with loved ones and hard to get access to the essentials.

We’ve outlined the things you can do to prepare your household and community get through the challenging days safely, and as comfortably as possible.

Start with what you can do right now

Then think about what you can do

As well you can 

Earthquake Preparedness Guide

Earthquake Preparedness Guide (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Print this out and get prepared now

Earthquake Planning Guide Te Reo

Earthquake Planning Guide Te Reo (PDF, 1 MB)

Tō aratohu whakamahere mō te ruwhenua

Audio Guide

For the the visually impaired the Earthquake Preparedness Guide is also available as a audio file:

If you have any questions, please contact us.