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Last modified: 29 Jul 2020 10:49am

Rain, wind, snow – you never know what’s around the corner, so make sure you, your family and the wider community are prepared.

Winter is a volatile time of the year but emergencies can happen anywhere, any time, and without warning.

Sign up to Selwyn Gets Ready and receive emergency warnings and police messages to your email address as well as urgent messages which are sent straight to your phone for free. You will only receive messages relevant to you and the area where you live.

Selwyn Gets Ready also has a website with information on who may need extra assistance in hugsan emergency and what skills and resources are available in your neighbourhood. We want every household in Selwyn to be part of Selwyn Gets Ready.

Sign up today at For more information contact us at or phone (03) 347 2800.

Take a moment to learn about emergencies, how to prepare for them and get through.