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.
07 Jun 2017 > 09 Jun 2017
We're lining up another packed and ambitious programme of international and domestic speakers focusing on the tools, skills and advice emergency managers and civil defence professionals need to navigate the future.
16 Mar 2017 - 11:34am
Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has given notice of an extension to the national transition period in Kaikōura and Hurunui Districts and the Wairau-Awatere ward of Marlborough District.
14 Mar 2017 - 3:05pm
A longstanding agreement between Civil Defence Emergency Management authorities and national broadcasters has been renewed and strengthened.