Civil Defence Factsheets
Civil Defence factsheets about what support is available and where to get help for both Cyclone Gabrielle and the Auckland Anniversary flooding have been translated into different languages and are available in alternate formats.
Read the Cyclone Gabrielle factsheet and download it in different languages
Read the Auckland severe weather factsheet and download it in different languages
Preparing for an emergency
Information on how to prepare for an emergency is available in different languages on the Civil Defence website Get Ready.
Check out the Get Ready website.
Ethnic service providers
For information on which ethnic service providers are offering language support, check out our section on ethnic service providers.
Accessing an interpreter
If you are calling a government agency and you need language assistance, ask for an interpreter.
It is the government agency’s responsibility to make sure its services are accessible.
This includes providing professional interpreters for free to the public when needed.
More information about language support when calling government services is available on our website in 18 different languages.
Find out more about language support when calling government services on our website.