Did you have any damage caused by the bad weather in April this year? Our friends at EQC would like you to know that there's just a couple of weeks left to get your claims in. -
Kerry

[ Eqc.govt.nz Link ]
Did you have any damage caused by the bad weather in April

April floods

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It’s a wee way off yet, but if you live, work or play in the Kilbirnie/Lyall Bay/Rongotai/Melrose area pop these disaster planning workshops in your diary! (Facebook event in the comments)

If you live elsewhere in the region touch base with us to get some planning going in your area

~ Jason
Its a wee way off yet but if you live work or
Heather Breen
4 July - helping everyone escape a tsunami
25 July - working together after a disaster
8 August - planning for expected challenges
22 August - building resilience together now

Everyone is welcome.
When - 7pm – 9pm
Where - Wellington Indian Cultural Centre, 48 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie.
Nibbles and drinks will be provided.
4 July helping everyone escape a tsunami

Community Response Planning workshops 4 of 4

EVENT - facebook.com
Joanne Mahon
Heather Campbell
Joanne Mahon
4 July - helping everyone escape a tsunami
25 July - working together after a disaster
8 August - planning for expected challenges
22 August - building resilience together now

Everyone is welcome.
When - 7pm – 9pm
Where - Wellington Indian Cultural Centre, 48 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie.
Nibbles and drinks will be provided.
4 July helping everyone escape a tsunami

Community Response Planning workshops 3 of 4

EVENT - facebook.com
4 July - helping everyone escape a tsunami
25 July - working together after a disaster
8 August - planning for expected challenges
22 August - building resilience together now

Everyone is welcome.
When - 7pm – 9pm
Where - Wellington Indian Cultural Centre, 48 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie.
Nibbles and drinks will be provided.
4 July helping everyone escape a tsunami

Community Response Planning workshops 2 of 4

EVENT - facebook.com
4 July - helping everyone escape a tsunami
25 July - working together after a disaster
8 August - planning for expected challenges
22 August - building resilience together now

Everyone is welcome.
When - 7pm – 9pm
Where - Wellington Indian Cultural Centre, 48 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie.
Nibbles and drinks will be provided.
4 July helping everyone escape a tsunami

Community Response Planning workshops 1 of 4 - Tsunami

EVENT - facebook.com
Are you interested in emergency planning and health with a community focus? Our friends at Hutt Valley District Health Board are looking for an Emergency Planning Manager. - [ Careercentre.net.nz Link ]

Hutt Valley DHB | Emergency Planning Manager - Community Focus

huttvalleydhb.careercentre.net.nz
Katherine Neas
I knew I should have saved this post for the long weekend, since it's really rather appropriate. I'll just repost and no one will notice, right?

You've got a place to stay sorted while you're away from home, you've got the snacks and drinks sorted for while you're on the road, you've got your meet-up points sorted for your convoy, you've worked out which way you need to go since the...
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I knew I should have saved this post for the long weekend
Tawa and Linden Community Centres
Barry Minister
BE A WATER HERO, and get your water storage sorted now with your friends.

In the days following a large earthquake, will you have enough water for everyone in your flat? And a plan for what to do with your ones and twos?

Visit to find out how. - Kerry
BE A WATER HERO and get your water storage sorted now with your friends
Diane Turner
Richard Lyth
Geert Van de Vorstenbosch
Learn about safety around hazardous substances, earthquake preparedness, fire safety, community safety, pet safety, safe homes for under 5s, and how to have a healthy home at the SAFER HOMES expo.

There will be a wide range of interesting and interactive displays, from NZ Fire Service doing fire simulations, to puppies from the SPCA and discussions on pet safety as well as CPR demonstrations....
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Learn about safety around hazardous substances earthquake preparedness fire safe
Donna Gabites
Do you have 5 minutes to spare?
Help us try-out the proposed structure of the new website - we’ve got some simple questions and we need to see if you could find the answer…
[ Optimalworkshop.com Link ]

Many thanks to those who complete the survey over the weekend, you’re helping Mittens and the rest of us get better prepared – Sarah
Do you have 5 minutes to spare Help us tryout the proposed
Greg Hyland
Andrea Jones
Graeme Joyes
Check our tsunami evacuations zones - available online here - [ Getprepared.org.nz Link ] Have a nosey at them now, and plan your evacuation route if anywhere that you live, work or play is in an evacuation zone. - Kerry
Check our tsunami evacuations zones available online here Have a nosey at
Elaine Bray Meszaros
Want to find out more about the tsunami Blue Lines planned for Lower Hutt? Come along next Tuesday night! - Ash
Want to find out more about the tsunami Blue Lines planned for

Blue Lines Public Meeting

EVENT - facebook.com
We need YOU to help us improve our new website!

Behind the scenes we have been working on developing and building a website, well, really two new websites – we are proposing a single back-end with two faces that reflect the different parts of our organisation:
- WREMO.nz will be focus on the information we provide in an emergency as well as our corporate information
- Getprepared.nz will...
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We need YOU to help us improve our new website

Welcome to the Get Prepared Website Sitemap Test | Treejack by Optimal Workshop

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Dawn O'Connor
Heidi Williams
Wendy Garlick
You've got a place to stay sorted while you're away from home, you've got the snacks and drinks sorted for while you're on the road, you've got your meet-up points sorted for your convoy, you've worked out which way you need to go now since the Manawatu Gorge is still closed. Is emergency planning really any different? - Kerry
Youve got a place to stay sorted while youre away from home
LEARNING HOW TO HELP EACH OTHER IN A DISASTER
On Saturday we ran a mock community exercise in Silverstream to help community members practise how they could help one another in a disaster. It was a great day and thanks to all those who came along and really got into the exercise!

Thanks also to Silverstream School, Silverstream Lions, Neighbourhood Support Upper Hutt, Upper Hutt Community...
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LEARNING HOW TO HELP EACH OTHER IN A DISASTER
Greg Hyland
Joy Imlay Stanford
Sandra Rowe
Looking for something to do over the weekend?

MIRAMAR EMERGENCY - If you're in Miramar come and join our resilience building workshop and help plan how our community can work together to help each other after a big earthquake. - Jason

IF you're in UPPER HUTT - come along to our Community Earthquake Response Day @ Silverstream School, Saturday 10am-12pm. - Mischa
Looking for something to do over the weekend
Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMOnz)
Cathy Sneyd
LOOKING FOR A MORE QUAKE-PROOF WATER SUPPLY

Wellington Water is looking for drinking water under the harbour, off the shore near Miramar. Exploratory work is about to start to see whether the Waiwhetu aquifer, which already provides much of Wellington and Hutt's water, extends that far across the harbour. If successful, residents in that part of Wellington may not face the currently...
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LOOKING FOR A MORE QUAKEPROOF WATER SUPPLY

Drilling to begin to access Wellington's undersea freshwater

radionz.co.nz
Duane McGregor
Rebecca Morris
Heather Garside
It's New Zealand Sign Language Week! Check out some of the videos available on being prepared, in NZSL. - Kerry

[ Youtube.com Link ] - Earthquakes
[ Youtube.com Link ] - Tsunamis
Its New Zealand Sign Language Week Check out some of the videos

Civil Defence DVD-Earthquake

YOUTUBE.COM
Karen Jones