NZ National emergency agencies using social media

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Contributors Alicia Palmer
Reference Group Emergency Agencies

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Twitter Alerts

Twitter Alert Example

Twitter Alerts are Tweets published by select public agencies and emergency organizations during a crisis or emergency that contain up-to-date information relevant to an unfolding event, such as public safety warnings and evacuation instructions. Alerts will appear highlighted on your home timeline and are instantly sent to your device as a mobile notification.

  • You need to sign up for Twitter Alerts with each agency you wish to receive Alerts from.

List of participating organisations

  • To see which agencies offer Twitter alerts please visit this global list [1]


GeoNet

Facebook

Twitter

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GNS Science

Facebook

Twitter


New Zealand Police | Nga Pirihimana O Aotearoa

Facebook

New Zealand Police has a number of Facebook pages serving specific communities (e.g Queenstown) or for specific initiatives (e.g. recruitment or missing people)[2].

The following link takes you to the official New Zealand Police website with Facebook pages listed:

Twitter


New Zealand Fire Service

Facebook

Twitter


New Zealand Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

Facebook

Twitter


National Rural Fire Authority

Facebook


New Zealand Response Teams

Facebook


Land Search and Rescue | Kuaotunu

Facebook

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