What's the Plan, Stan? Online Field Trip during ShakeOut Week

Projects and programmes New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 23 September 2020
Notice reference #: 1HABQH

On this virtual fieldtrip to the Bay of Plenty find out about New Zealand's history of emergencies caused by natural hazards, learn what you and your school need to do during an emergency, understand the impacts of a natural hazard emergency, and prepare for these impacts to get through an emergency. 

This field trip takes place during ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi. 

What's the Plan, Stan? is a free resource to support schools, teachers and students to develop the knowledge and skills to prepare for emergency events.

In preparation for this field trip, LEARNZ content will support inquiry into:

  • What's the Plan, Stan? resources for schools
  • New Zealand's natural hazards and the hazards where you live
  • New Zealand's history of emergencies and why we should learn about them
  • The main impacts of an emergency and how to prepare for each impact
  • The correct action to take in an earthquake and tsunami
  • How to prepare your family and your household for an emergency
  • How to help people who have a disability or special requirement during an emergency
  • Earthquake Commission – how to make your home safe for emergencies
  • National Emergency Management Agency – emergency management in New Zealand.


Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

13 October 2020 – 15 October 2020

Further information

Contact: Barrie Matthews

 (027) 223 0342