It's up to you to make sure your family and the people you care about know what to do, and have what you need to get through on your own for a number of days.

The National Emergency Management Agency has created Get Ready, a comprehensive resource to help you prepare for the impacts of an emergency event.

The Selwyn Emergency Management team have produced a guide to emergency preparedness in Selwyn called 'Are you Ready?' that is full of tips that make it really easy to get ready now.

Copies of the guide are available from Selwyn libraries, the Rolleston Council offices or viewable as a PDF

GET READY presentations

Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere.
You can take steps now to be prepared.

It's up to you to make sure your family, and the people you care about, know what to do and that you have what you need to get through on your own following an emergency event.

Learn how to be 'Emergency Prepared'
There are some simple steps you can take now to make your life more comfortable following an emergency event.

The team at Selwyn Emergency Management will be presenting a free presentation on the hazards that could affect Selwyn and what individuals, families and businesses can do to be prepared.

Free GET READY presentations
Depending on the type of emergency, you and your family should be able to cope for a number of days without outside assistance. Understanding the likely impacts of an emergency can help you get through.

Come and learn about how to prepare for emergencies such as a prolonged power outage, severe weather, earthquake or tsunami.

Presentation DatesTimeLocation
Wednesday 28 September 20227:00 PM - 8:30PMGlentunnel Community Hall
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Request a GET READY presentation for your group
If you have a group of 20 or more people and you would like us to deliver a free GET READY presentation during normal work hours, email the Selwyn Emergency Management team at