What is New Zealand ShakeOut and tsunami hīkoi?

ShakeOut is held across the world to remind people of the right action to take during an earthquake — Drop, Cover and Hold — and to practise a tsunami hīkoi (evacuation) if in a coastal area.

The national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 17 October 2019 at 1.30pm.

Find out more: https://getready.govt.nz/involved/shakeout