Become A New Member

We are so pleased that you’re interested in being active in your neighbourhood, supporting your neighbours, and strengthening our communities. There are so many ways for you to help, and we truly appreciate each and every effort.

You can now easily register with us through the Civil Defence online database, Gets Ready. You can sign up as an individual member or join a Neighbourhood Group. We can also provide support to set up a new group if one doesn't already exist.

As a member, you will receive a regular e-newsletter and there will be training opportunities and opportunities to meet with neighbours.

Otago Gets Ready | Otago Gets Ready tick the Neighbourhood Support Box.

Gets Ready was developed in Canterbury following the Christchurch earthquakes and one of its strengths is in enabling people to be able to log their skills, resources and needs in the event of an emergency. This information is invaluable and forms the basis of a neighbourhood emergency plan.