Ohotata | Emergencies
This section will help you get prepared before an emergency. It’s also where we post updates if there is an emergency in Palmerston North.
Civil defence updates
Emergency and civil defence updates for Palmerston North.
Prepare for an emergency
Resources to help you get prepared and cope in an emergency.
Rescue emergency support team
What Palmerston North's REST volunteers do and how to apply.
Community response groups
Are you interested in helping your community prepare to get through in an emergency?
Overview of civil defence & emergency management
Here’s a snapshot of how emergencies are managed in Palmerston North.
Civil defence centres
The Emergency Operations Centre is Council’s civil defence headquarters in an emergency.