Supporting Local Communities – Get Ready to ShakeOut!

Spread the word – get your charity (and family and friends) ready to ShakeOut !

9.26am, 26 September

At 9.26am on Wednesday 26 September, more than a million people will be taking part in a Drop, Cover and Hold earthquake drill, called ShakeOut.

Participating is a great way for you, your family, your charity, and colleagues to become better prepared to survive “the big one” and recover quickly from a damaging earthquake.

What do you need to do to take part?

1.    Register now – go to (it only takes a couple of minutes)

2.    Spread the word – encourage colleagues, family and friends to register, promote ShakeOut in your newsletter, and forward this story on to everyone in your networks

3.    Do the Drop, Cover and Hold drill at 9.26am on 26 September

Resources to help you Get Ready to Get Thru

·         The Get Ready, Get Thru website:

·         ShakeOut resources for download:

·         Download A4 ShakeOut posters for your workplace:

– Be part of New Zealand’s largest earthquake drill.

– When the ground begins to shake

– Get ready to shake out