Local authorities are responsible for civil defence emergency management (CDEM) in their area. If life or property is threatened always dial 111 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.
Information about assistance you and your family may receive if you’ve been affected by the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes.
08 Aug 2017 - 2:03pm
The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management has released the results of the Colmar Brunton disaster preparedness survey for 2017. This annual survey of 1000 New Zealanders assesses disaster preparedness and the effectiveness of our public education programme.
24 Jul 2017 - 9:38am
This version (1.1) of the WENIRP has been developed post the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake in order to ensure that, if a major aftershock occurred affecting the Wellington region, an effective response could be initiated.
21 Jun 2017 - 1:09pm
This report provides an overview of Exercise Tangaroa 2016 and summarises the key findings derived from evaluation and feedback provided about the Exercise