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If a disaster happened today, would you be prepared? This website has all the information you and your family need to get ready and get through.

Capability report findings

Waikato’s capability to prepare for and deal with civil defence emergencies has improved significantly in the last five years, a new report has confirmed. Read more...

How prepared are you?

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

Be prepared

The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Joint Committee has endorsed the Grab & Go NZ emergency kit. 

Lifeline utilities


Lifeline utilities are the essential 'utility' services which support the life of our community. These services include water, wastewater, stormwater, power, gas, telecommunications and transportation networks.
Find out more about our region's services on the Waikato Lifeline Utilities website.

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