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Happy New Year Waikato

The team at the Waikato Group Emergency Management Office wish you all the best for 2016!

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Start 2016 right

It's a new year, and a great time to check all your home emergency supplies - some of those cans of food and bottles of water might be a bit manky now.

Click here to check out what needs to be in your emergency stash.

Lifeline Utilities

Lifeline utilities group are the guys who look after the stuff we use every day like power, phone, water and roads. These guys work together so they can do their best to keep these going in a disaster. Find out more...

Hazards in the Waikato

Choose a disaster and find out how much you know in this fun online quiz. It's a great way for kids and adults to learn about hazards in the Waikato. Try it now!

Are you ready?

Just a few simple steps can make sure your house or flat is prepared for a disaster. You and your family or flatmates will need up to three days worth of supplies. Read more