New Zealand ShakeOut


2020-09-24T08:44:00 Pacific/Auckland

New Zealand ShakeOut is our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, taking place on Thursday 15 October 2020 at 9.30am.

What is New Zealand ShakeOut and tsunami hīkoi?

ShakeOut is held across the world to remind people of the right action to take during an earthquake — Drop, Cover and Hold — and to practise a tsunami hīkoi (evacuation) if in a coastal area. Click here to sign up.

How to ShakeOut

Click here for everything you need to know about how to Shakeout.

Greymouth contact

Mike McEnaney is our local Emergency Management Officer for Civil Defence, Mike can visit your work place or school to talk you through Shakeout and how to be safe in the event of an earthquake, you can contact Mike on or 027 4500 131.

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