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Hazards and emergency management

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What are natural hazards?
Information on what natural hazards are, land use planning for natural hazards, what you can do, a glossary and quizzes.

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What Waikato Regional Council is doing
Latest news
Caldera Advisory Group
Civil Defence and Emergency Management
Flood warning
River levels and rainfall
Risk mitigation plans

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Natural hazards in our region

Coastal Hazards
Debris Flows
Droughts
Earthquakes
Geothermal Activity
Lake Taupo Erosion and Flood Strategy
Landslides

Marine, river and stream oil spills
River flooding
Rural fires
Subsidence
Tsunami
Volcanic activity
Weather hazards

 

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Useful links

Earthquake Commission(external link) of New Zealand.

Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS(external link)) - New Zealand.

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA(external link)).

The New Zealand GeoNet Project(external link) - real-time monitoring and data collection for rapid response and research into earthquake, volcano, landslide and tsunami hazards.

MetService(external link) – Meteorological Service of New Zealand Limited (weather information).

NZ City(external link) – weather.

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) - New Zealand Tidal Predictions(external link).

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management(external link) – you can also view the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002(external link) on this site.

Waikato Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group(external link)

Waikato Engineering Lifelines Group(external link)

Natural Hazards New Zealand(external link) - provides an integrated approach to natural hazard management.

Natural Hazards Information Centre(external link) – a resource jointly created by NIWA and GNS.

New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA(external link)).

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) - New Zealand Tidal Predictions(external link).

Auckland Council(external link) - Natural Hazards Management.

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