Amateur Radio is a important component of New Zealand disaster preparedness plans

The Auckland VHF Group has an AREC Group that works closely with Auckland Council Emergency Management. They provide advice, resources and manpower to assist in times of need.
The AREC section is headed by Group Leader Matthew King ZL1YOT. From time to time the VHF Group has training sessions and exercises. Members also assist with sports events, parades and other community activities. For further information about AREC please see the NZART web site:
JOIN BRANCH 66 AREC. All members of the Auckland VHF Group are encouraged to join the AREC section. Your contribution, large or small is appreciated by all involved. For further information about joining Branch 66 AREC contact the Group Leader:
Matthew King ZL1YOT 022-6493310
The Deputy Leader position is currently vacant