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.
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We are testing New Zealand’s arrangements for preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a national tsunami impact.
01 Jun 2016 > 02 Jun 2016
1-2 June 2016 | Te Papa, Wellington
With just under three weeks to go, spaces are running out and the countdown is definitely on.
Join us for two days of discussion and debate focusing on ‘the future of emergency management’. The conference will cover themes including: emerging hazards and risks, global and domestic trends, disaster risk reduction and resilience, innovations in response and recovery capability, and stepping up communications, public education and community resilience.
11 May 2016 - 11:00am
With just over three weeks to go, we’re pleased to reveal that speakers will include the Hon. Nikki Kaye (Minister for Civil Defence and Emergency Management), Sir Ray Avery (pharmaceutical scientist, inventor, and social entrepreneur), Dr Norman Chom (strategist, organisational development and ‘future-builder’), Dr Chris Galloway (Massey University senior lecturer specialising in risk and crisis communications) and Said Faisal (executive director of the AHA Centre).
07 Apr 2016 > 13 Apr 2016
We are undertaking a review of the current National CDEM Strategy. The review will result in a new National Disaster Resilience Strategy.