Civil Defence

There is no current Civil Defence emergency in the Kaikoura District.

The siren you hear in Kaikoura is a fire siren for local volunteer firefighters. It is not an evacuation siren.

If there is a Civil Defence emergency this page will be updated as soon as possible. This may take some time. In the meantime, keep yourselves safe and up to date by following your emergency plan and listening to the radio.

Local frequencies are:

Useful links: