Waimate Civil Defence Emergency Management Public Alert (Warning) Information

Published: 04 May 2017

If there is a potential Civil Defence event such as flooding we advise the public through the following media:

  1. Red Cross Hazard App
  • Download the free Red Cross Hazard App from Google Play Store or Apple App Store for instant alerting on smart phones and tablets about any emergency or hazard.
  • If you do not own a smart phone or tablet, please ask a family member or friend to download the Red Cross Hazard App and ask them to ring you if they receive messages related to the Waimate District.  
  1. Broadcast on radio
  2. Posted on our website: www.waimatedc.govt.nz

Remember – if the earthquake is long OR strong – GET GONE!

BE PREPARED! When a disaster happens you could be on your own for three days or more. You will need to rely on yourselves and the people around you to get through. Visit www.happens.nz for useful information.

Waimate District Council 03 689 0000 (24hr)