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.
12 Jan 2017 - 9:37am
Key presentations and documents from the 2016 National Lifelines Forum are now available to view and download.
09 Dec 2016 - 1:32pm
Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has given notice for a National Transition Period for the Kaikoura, Hurunui and Marlborough Districts to assist with the recovery from the Hurunui/Kaikoura earthquake on 14 November 2016.
10 Nov 2016 - 9:30am
Acting Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed the Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Bill passing its third reading in Parliament today.