Alert Types

Road

When something impacts State Highway travel, we advise you:

  • Flooding
  • Localised heavy rain alerts
  • Localised snow alerts
  • Localised wind alerts
  • Road closures
  • Significant delays/congestion
  • Slips
  • Washouts

Public

When we hear of them, we tell you immediately.

  • Algal Bloom
  • Boil-Water notices
  • Food Recalls
  • Health Alerts
  • Major Fire
  • Missing People
  • Mobile Outages
  • Power Outages
  • Product recalls
  • Scams
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Suspicious Behaviour
  • Toxic Shellfish
  • Water Conservation

Weather

When at risk from the following we alert you:

  • Damaging Winds
  • Drought
  • Flood
  • Heavy Rain
  • Severe Thunderstorms
  • Snow
  • Storm Surges
  • Tornadoes
  • Warnings
  • Watches

CivDef

When there is an event, we have hundreds of feeds so we can forward new information in real time. Our unique ring fencing ability, means we send only the appropriate alerts for your area.

  • Earthquake
  • Evacuations
  • Tsunami
  • Volcanic eruptions

Rural

New Zealand relies on agriculture. Any threat can spread quickly, so we send alerts and monitor until the threat has passed:

  • Animal Health Alerts
  • Bioecurity
  • Invasive Pests
  • Move-Stock Alerts

Coastal

Most of us live close to a coast line. Lert will provide you with the information you need to protect your family.

  • Storm Surges
  • Swells
  • Tsunami