Emergency management

Wellington City Council is responsible for helping Wellington prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters.

Emergencies in Wellington

Find out how you can get support and receive the latest information on an emergency situation.

    Hazards in Wellington

    Hazards in Wellington include tsunami, earthquakes, storms and wildfires.

      Become a volunteer

      Volunteers are essential to the community in an emergency.

        Survey: Impact of November 2016 earthquake on apartment residents

        We're undertaking a survey to investigate the impact of the Kaikoura earthquake on apartment dweller...



          Get Prepared for an Emergency – Infographic (1022KB PDF)



          Text version (36KB RTF)

          See this handy poster to remind you of what to do to prepare for an emergency.