Regional hazards and emergency management
Hazards and emergencies in the Waikato region are managed by the Community Safety team. The teams aim is to identify, collate, analyse and provide regional scale hazard information. Our main goal is to ensure the risks from hazards are reduced over time and that sound decision making results in respect to future development of hazard prone areas. The team is involved in everything from flood warning, to oil spills in our oceans.
Effective hazard planning shapes the places where people live and work and the country we live in. It plays a key role in supporting WRC’s wider economic, cultural, social, and environmental objectives and for sustainable communities.
Find out more about natural hazards and the work the Community Safety team is doing in the links below.
Natural hazards in our region