Resources for the deaf and hearing impaired

Note: Newer information on this topic is available on the Get Ready website page - Advice for people with special requirements.


This DVD contains useful information to raise awareness of the types of hazards that can happen in New Zealand and provides advice on how to be better prepared.

The information is presented in both sign language and it is captioned. It is intended as a resource for the deaf and hearing impaired community.

The DVD is distributed through Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand and the National Foundation for the Deaf. It can also be viewed below.

Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand have services available to assist deaf and hearing impaired people. More information can be found on their website at