On this page you will find information about any incidents the Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group is monitoring or responding to. Each incident or event will be accompanied by an emergency status red, orange or green button.

Example of status buttons

For any event – such as a tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption or flood – with just one click you will be able to access important information and advice, and find any related media releases and community information.

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You can receive email updates of  events direct to your inbox by  subscribing to the Events page.

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If a disaster happened now, would you be ready and know what to do? On this website we bring together all the information you need to prepare yourself and your family to get ready for and get through a disaster. You will also find the latest information on the hazards and risks facing the Waikato region.