Christchurch City Council provides an education programme called ‘Stan’s Got a Plan’ to supplement the delivery of CDEM education in the classroom.

Stan's Got a Plan programme

The ‘Stan’s Got a Plan’ programme can be used to launch or summarise a classroom Disaster Studies module. The programme is:

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  • Linked to the New Zealand Curriculum, including the "What’s the Plan Stan?” resource produced by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management
  • Supportive of the inquiry process
  • Guided by experienced educators
  • Free.

Focus your ‘Stan’s Got a Plan’ experience by choosing from earthquakes, flooding, pandemic, tsunami or storms.

Programmes are offered at Year 1-3, Year 4-6, Year 7-8.

Make a booking

Book a school programme online, be sure to fill in all fields before submitting your booking.

For further information, contact us on (03) 941 8999 or email