Lonely Planet Writer

NZ urges travellers to register Pacific travel in cyclone season

Satellite images of the cyclone forming, May 21 2014
Satellite images of the cyclone forming, May 21 2014 Image by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / CC BY 2.0

New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade has urged Kiwis travelling to the Pacific during the next five months to register their details online. ‘If you register, we can alert you by text before a cyclone arrives, so that you can be prepared. After the cyclone has passed, we can also check you are okay.’ The Pacific cyclone season runs from now until the end of April. Read more: pacific.scoop.co.nz