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SATURDAY 16th OCTOBER 2021Morning allThere has been a HEAVY RAIN WARNING issued for Fiordland tomorrow.Severe Weather WarningsIssued at: 9:29am Saturday, 16th October 2021Heavy Rain Warning for Fiordland - OrangeHeavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.Issued: 9:28am Saturday, 16th October 2021Area: Fiordland north of Doubtful SoundValid: 3:00am Sunday to 12:00am MondayExpect 90 to 130 mm of rain to accumulate. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h, and thunderstorms possible.For more information please go to https://www.metservice.com/warnings/home#lower-south ... See MoreSee Less

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Super Saturday is this weekend. Events are happening all over country, with extended hours for walk-in and drive-through vaccination clinics.If you are looking for a clinic in Southland head tohttps://www.southernhealth.nz/covid19/super-saturday#getvaccinatedtobeprotected #shotbro #getready #summeriscoming #supersaturdaySuper Saturday is this weekend. Events are happening all over country, with extended hours for walk-in and drive-through vaccination clinics.If you’re not vaccinated yet, or you're ready for your second vaccination, you can find a vaccination event near you here: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/super-saturday/#eventsIf you have last-minute questions about getting vaccinated or how vaccines work, you can find answers here: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/get-the-facts-about-covid-19-vaccination/…If you’re already vaccinated, here’s some ideas for how you can get your community or workplace involved: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/…Let's get vaccinated, Aotearoa so we can get back to doing the things we love. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago  ·  

Helping kiwis to be vaccinated in time for summer!This coming weekend is Super Saturday day of vaccination - vaccine clinics will be open all over the country, all day and into the evening.For more information about Super Saturday please visit:https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/super-saturday/There are a series of short videos with the answers to the most common questions about the vaccine on the Unite against Covid-19 website:https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/get-the-facts-about-covid-19-vaccination/nz-vaccine-facts/ ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago  ·  

Sign up to ShakeOut and go in to win a grab bag for you or emergency equipment for your organisation. Our national earthquake drill is happening October 28. ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

Update 11/10/21 20:25The heavy rain warning for Fiordland has now been cancelled Monday October 11thUpdate: Issued: 10:10am Monday, 11th October 2021Area: FiordlandValid: 9:00am Monday to 2:00pm MondayExpect a further 50 to 70mm of rain to accumulate on top of what has already fallen. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h.Saturday October 9th A heavy rain warning has been issued for Fiordland from 3am to 3pm on Monday. Severe Weather WarningsHeavy Rain Warning for Fiordland - OrangeArea: FiordlandIssued at: 9:08am Saturday, 9th October 2021Valid: 3:00am Monday to 3:00pm MondayExpect 70 to 100mm of rain to accumulate. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h.Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous. ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

Some amazing footage taken from Winton this afternoon!Tornadoes form when warm, humid air collides with cold dry air. The denser cold air is pushed over the warm air, usually producing thunderstorms. Did you see it? Show us your photos#tornado #getready #emergencypreparedness ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

Important maps for your information
Check out our Tsunami Map for Southland here
Check out our Flood Map here

Or for a more interactive experience...

How to use our web Information & Emergency Situation Map

Did you know that our situation map is loaded with useful information about specific hazards in Southland?

  • By simply clicking on the icon that looks like a stack of papers, “Layers List” (see fig 1) you get to open the layers feature which allows you to activate different layers on the map.
  • By ticking e.g. Tsunami Evacuation Zones (fig 2), you will see the map update with evacuation zones.
  • Zoom into the Invercargill/Riverton area and you will see the evacuation zones (fig 3).
  • Untick a layer to remove it from the map. This feature is very handy if you want to zoom in a specific area and get more useful information.

Click on the “Legend” icon (right of Layers icon see fig 4) and find out what all the symbols mean on the map.
Fig 1: Fig 2:
Fig 3: Fig 4:

SATURDAY 16th OCTOBER 2021Morning allThere has been a HEAVY RAIN WARNING issued for Fiordland tomorrow.Severe Weather WarningsIssued at: 9:29am Saturday, 16th October 2021Heavy Rain Warning for Fiordland - OrangeHeavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.Issued: 9:28am Saturday, 16th October 2021Area: Fiordland north of Doubtful SoundValid: 3:00am Sunday to 12:00am MondayExpect 90 to 130 mm of rain to accumulate. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h, and thunderstorms possible.For more information please go to https://www.metservice.com/warnings/home#lower-south ... See MoreSee Less
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Super Saturday is this weekend. Events are happening all over country, with extended hours for walk-in and drive-through vaccination clinics.If you are looking for a clinic in Southland head tohttps://www.southernhealth.nz/covid19/super-saturday#getvaccinatedtobeprotected #shotbro #getready #summeriscoming #supersaturdaySuper Saturday is this weekend. Events are happening all over country, with extended hours for walk-in and drive-through vaccination clinics.If you’re not vaccinated yet, or you're ready for your second vaccination, you can find a vaccination event near you here: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/super-saturday/#eventsIf you have last-minute questions about getting vaccinated or how vaccines work, you can find answers here: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/get-the-facts-about-covid-19-vaccination/…If you’re already vaccinated, here’s some ideas for how you can get your community or workplace involved: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/…Let's get vaccinated, Aotearoa so we can get back to doing the things we love. ... See MoreSee Less
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Important maps for your information
Check out our Tsunami Map for Southland here
Check out our Flood Map here

Or for a more interactive experience...

How to use our web Information & Emergency Situation Map

Did you know that our situation map is loaded with useful information about specific hazards in Southland?

  • By simply clicking on the icon that looks like a stack of papers, “Layers List” (see fig 1) you get to open the layers feature which allows you to activate different layers on the map.
  • By ticking e.g. Tsunami Evacuation Zones (fig 2), you will see the map update with evacuation zones.
  • Zoom into the Invercargill/Riverton area and you will see the evacuation zones (fig 3).
  • Untick a layer to remove it from the map. This feature is very handy if you want to zoom in a specific area and get more useful information.

Click on the “Legend” icon (right of Layers icon see fig 4) and find out what all the symbols mean on the map.
Fig 1: Fig 2:
Fig 3: Fig 4:

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SATURDAY 16th OCTOBER 2021Morning allThere has been a HEAVY RAIN WARNING issued for Fiordland tomorrow.Severe Weather WarningsIssued at: 9:29am Saturday, 16th October 2021Heavy Rain Warning for Fiordland - OrangeHeavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly. Surface flooding and slips are also possible and driving conditions may be hazardous.Issued: 9:28am Saturday, 16th October 2021Area: Fiordland north of Doubtful SoundValid: 3:00am Sunday to 12:00am MondayExpect 90 to 130 mm of rain to accumulate. Peak rates of 10 to 20mm/h, and thunderstorms possible.For more information please go to https://www.metservice.com/warnings/home#lower-south ... See MoreSee Less
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Super Saturday is this weekend. Events are happening all over country, with extended hours for walk-in and drive-through vaccination clinics.If you are looking for a clinic in Southland head tohttps://www.southernhealth.nz/covid19/super-saturday#getvaccinatedtobeprotected #shotbro #getready #summeriscoming #supersaturdaySuper Saturday is this weekend. Events are happening all over country, with extended hours for walk-in and drive-through vaccination clinics.If you’re not vaccinated yet, or you're ready for your second vaccination, you can find a vaccination event near you here: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/super-saturday/#eventsIf you have last-minute questions about getting vaccinated or how vaccines work, you can find answers here: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/get-the-facts-about-covid-19-vaccination/…If you’re already vaccinated, here’s some ideas for how you can get your community or workplace involved: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/…Let's get vaccinated, Aotearoa so we can get back to doing the things we love. ... See MoreSee Less
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