New Zealand general, volcano, earthquakes and tsunami hazard resources for all ages
Teach Emergency Preparedness
Me whakaako i te noho takatū mō te ohotata. Find information and resources for teaching students about emergency preparedness and natural hazards.
GeoTrips: Visit New Zealand's Geology and Landforms
Rock outcrops, geological displays or landforms that you can visit and explore in New Zealand. Learn more about field trips and hazard information in these places.
Get Ready: Volcanic Activity
Volcanic activity can include ashfall, falling rocks, hot gases and volcanic rock, lava flows, and massive mudflows. Find out what to do before, during and after volcanic activity
Get Ready: Drop, Cover and Hold
Drop, Cover and Hold is the right action to take in an earthquake. Learn how to Drop, Cover and Hold, and what to do in different situations
Get Ready: Earthquakes
All of New Zealand is at risk of earthquakes. We can’t predict when one will happen, but we can protect ourselves and our whānau. Find out what to do before, during and after an earthquake.
Get Ready: Tsunami
All of New Zealand’s coastline is at risk of tsunami. Knowing the warning signs and the right action to take can help save lives. Find out what to do before, during and after a tsunami.