Alert Types


When something impacts State Highway travel, we advise you:

  • Flooding
  • Localised heavy rain alerts
  • Localised snow alerts
  • Localised wind alerts
  • Road closures
  • Significant delays/congestion
  • Slips
  • Washouts


When we hear of them, we tell you immediately.

  • Boil-Water notices
  • Food Recalls
  • Health Alerts
  • Major Fire
  • Missing People
  • Mobile Outages
  • Power Outages
  • Product recalls
  • Scams
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Suspicious Behaviour
  • Water Conservation


When at risk from the following we alert you:

  • Damaging Winds
  • Drought
  • Flood
  • Heavy Rain
  • Severe Thunderstorms
  • Snow
  • Storm Surges
  • Tornadoes
  • Warnings
  • Watches


When there is an event, we have hundreds of feeds so we can forward new information in real time. Our unique ring fencing ability, means we send only the appropriate alerts for your area.

  • Earthquake
  • Evacuations
  • Tsunami
  • Volcanic eruptions


New Zealand relies on agriculture. Any threat can spread quickly, so we send alerts and monitor until the threat has passed:

  • Animal Health Alerts
  • Bioecurity
  • Invasive Pests
  • Move-Stock Alerts
  • Quarantine Orders


Most of us live close to a coast line. Lert will provide you with the information you need to protect your family.

  • Algal Blooms
  • Oil Spills
  • Storm Surges
  • Swells
  • Toxic Shellfish
  • Tsunami