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  •   Home > News > Environment

    More than 600-thousand kiwis are set to drop, cover and hold today

    More than 600-thousand kiwis are set to drop, cover and hold today



    New Zealand Shakeout, the country's annual national earthquake and tsunami drill, will see the nation hit the floor at 9.30 this morning.

    Civil Defence director Sarah Stuart-Black says practising ShakeOut means knowing what to do in an earthquake and tsunami will become second nature.

    This year's official drill will be hosted by Matata Public School in the Bay of Plenty and livestreamed on the NZ Civil Defence Facebook page.

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