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Radio and TV Drill Broadcasters

Radio stations that have confirmed they will participate nationally in New Zealand ShakeOut and broadcast the civil defence ‘sting' (the electronic sound given to broadcasters to use before making an official civil defence emergency announcement) at 9:30am on 18 October 2018 are listed below:

All radio and television stations are urged to take part by playing the ‘sting' to trigger New Zealand's largest ever Drop, Cover and Hold earthquake drill.

All stations listed below will be playing the drill broadcast on 18 October at 9:30am unless otherwise noted.

Download instructions for stations for how to trigger the drill at 9:30am on 18 October.


Sting Broadcasters

Join the List Below by completing our brief form.

Broadcasters in other regions:

Participating Radio Stations

Participating TV Stations

The ShakeOut website and registration system are services of SCEC, the Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
New Zealand ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!