Knowing what to do before an earthquake happens can help avoid injury and save lives. New Zealand ShakeOut provides an opportunity to practise the Drop, Cover and Hold earthquake drill.
News media play a crucial role in informing people about New Zealand ShakeOut. “The news” is how people find out about what is going on in our communities and country. Media organisations (radio, TV, print, online), reporters, writers, etc. can be involved in three ways:
Other ways to participate:
Which media organisations
Get media advisories, ShakeOut venue lists, and other information about New Zealand ShakeOut on the News and Events page.
Contact your local regional, city and district councils to find out what they and others in your area are doing.
For national information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ShakeOut Flyer For Media
Invite others to register for New Zealand ShakeOut. With your help this can become the largest earthquake drill in New Zealand history!
Ways you could promote New Zealand ShakeOut include:
Between now and 26 September:
9:26am on 26 September:
Getting ready before an earthquake strikes will help reduce injury to you and your staff, and reduce damage to property
Information about getting prepared for an earthquake is available in nine languages at www.getthru.govt.nz (English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Te Reo Māori, Gagana Sāmoa, Lea Faka-Tonga, and Arabic).