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Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO)

Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO)

PO Box 11646

Wellington 6146
Trevor Farmer area coordinator
Rebecca Jackson

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Hours of Business: 24/7

Receiving Emergency Alerts on Your Mobile

You can sign up your phone to receive Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) Text Alerts which are sent ONLY in potentially life threatening emergency situations such as tsunami warnings.

To sign up text follow WREMOalert to 8987 and then reply with set discover off

Text alerts are free. It only costs you two texts to sign up.

  • We use Twitter as a platform for the Emergency Text Alerts. When signing up you will receive a text saying thanks for joining Twitter. This does not make you an active Twitter user with a Twitter profile.
  • When you receive an emergency text alert spread the word. Forward it to your contacts, post it on Facebook, and re-tweet on Twitter.
  • This Emergency Text Alert system only works with Telecom, Vodafone and 2degrees. Unfortunately, WREMO cannot influence this.
  • If you are not with one of these mobile providers we suggest you ask your provider to connect with
  • You can get the alerts by asking friends and family who are using Telecom, Vodafone or 2degrees to sign up to receive the alerts and forward them on.
  • You will receive 3 - 4 test messages a year and any other message will be a real alert.


Information on Water Tanks (We being WREMO)

We have finished the Request for Quote process and confirmed a preferred supplier, who has put together an awesome package which includes a high quality 200L rainwater tank, Rainline diverter kit which fits almost all NZ downpipes and strapping/screws to secure the tank to a structure, all for just $105 incl GST. You will find more information on our Facebook page (link on top of this page) about where you can pick up their tanks in your local district. So, stay in touch with our Facebook page for details on the online WREMO shop and other relevant details


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