Game: Get Ready for the Big One

Prepare for some of New Zealand’s natural hazards – earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis.

Explore the reality of living with earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis in this geologically active country.

Play game: Get Ready for the Big One

Disaster scenarios in the game:

  • Volcanic eruption – choose where to place your clubhouse in a volcano’s vicinity. After the volcano erupts, see the results of your choice.

  • Earthquake – choose how to quake-safe various objects at the home of Mr and Mrs Rumble. After the earthquake hits, see whether you made the right choices.

  • Tsunami – a tsunami is about to hit a seaside town. Where should you go to escape it? See the results of your choice.