Branch 50 (Wellington) NZART has an Amateur Radio Emergency Communcations (AREC) Section.   The current Section Leader is John Andrews (ZL2HD).

The Branch can provide radio communications support for special events and provides support during emergencies – particularly with long distance communications.

AREC is a national organisation affiliated to NZART Inc and recognised by the Police and Civil Defence as providing volunteer communications support for Land Search and Rescue and Emergency Communications.

Contact John Andrews ZL2HD (telephone 04-938-7214)  if you would like to discuss possible AREC operations.