Large furniture and appliances
Falling furniture and appliances, particularly tall or heavy items, can be a hazard during an earthquake. Secure these items and make your home safe in a disaster and every day.
If a disaster happened tomorrow, would you be ready? Civil Defence explains how to make a plan before an emergency happens.
Your local council has information you can use to reduce your risk during a natural disaster. Find yours here.
Our natural hazards
New Zealand has many natural hazards. GNS Science helps us understand what these are and how we can increase our resilience.