Civil defence

Get ready and get through – that's the message for all of us here in Porirua City facing potential natural disasters like floods, earthquakes or tsunami. Make sure you're prepared, it's easy!

Hazards in Porirua

We're responsible for helping Porirua prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters.

Get prepared

From storing up on essential supplies of food and water to making sure you have enough warm clothes, there are a host of simple things you can do to prepare for an emergency.

Preparing for rain

We can't control the weather, but we can be prepared for it.


If it's long or strong, get gone!

Emergency Management

Our regional emergency management team will help in the event of a large-scale emergency.