In times of emergency, the Christchurch City Council will provide as much information to the community and visitors as possible through a variety of channels, including their news website newsline.ccc.govt.nz and on Facebook @ChristchurchCityCouncil.
Radio stations are a vital means of getting the word out during a disaster event and are a great way to stay in the loop. Below is a list of radio frequencies for the district.
The Hazard App is a free application for smartphones and tablets. The app helps you learn about, prepare and respond to hazards in New Zealand. The app provides useful information about hazards including floods, earthquakes, tsunami, fire, weather, pandemics and biosecurity risks. The Hazard App enables you to receive official emergency warnings and alerts according to your location or the locations of your friends and family.
If life or property is at risk, dial 111 for emergency services.
Where to find local information during an alert