Civil Defence is the co-ordinated response to an emergency event. It involves multiple agencies including the public to monitor and respond. Councils are legislated to maintain Civil Defence operations under the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002.
In the event of a civil defence emergency situation you can find the most current information on the Northland Civil Defence Facebook page.
We recommend you download the Red Cross Hazard App. It's a useful tool to help you and your family prepare for and respond to hazards, to help you get through emergencies and to receive alerts.
To monitor road closures in Northland, following AA Roadwatch.
To be prepared for civil defence situations, you can create an emergency plan for your family using an online tool Get Ready. This site also provides resources for the different types of emergency situation we may face.
You can find out more about Civil Defence in Northland on Northland Regional Council's website.
To report an emergency, please dial 111 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.