Check out what the weather is doing in your part of the region by keeping up to date with the latest information from MetService. MetService will also show you if there are any weather warnings coming our way.
For up to date rainfall and river flow data check out the Environment Southland’s Flood and Water Level Information website.
Power Lines / Outages
For up to date information regarding power supply and outages, visit Powernet’s website.
New Zealand Transport Agency
Keep an eye on the latest road information by keeping up to date with road closures in your area.
‘On the Move’ is a fully customisable travel information service that provides information to travellers prior to their journey and about road and driving conditions, incidents and road works taking place on New Zealand’s state highways.
Automobile Association Traveller
AA Traveller displays current traffic information as well as incidents and other journey information.
GeoNet (Earthquake Information)
Be informed about the latest earthquake information.
Local radio stations to listen to during an emergency
|Radio New Zealand||101.2FM or 720AM except Milford Sound, which is 92.00 FM|
Southland Text Alerting Service
If an event or incident happens in Southland we can text alerts and warnings to you. These text messages may contain warning information or instructions for what to do during an event.
To register for this service, text ‘start’ to 219 on your mobile. The text will cost 20 cents, but all warning texts that we send will be free.
If you wish to unsubscribe to the alerts, text ‘stop’ to 219 on your mobile.
Note: Please remember that we no longer use sirens for alerting purposes.