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National CDEM Exercise Programme 2013

Date: March 2013

Financial Year: 2013/2014

Exercise Name: Exercise Titakataka

Exercise Theme: Maritime exercise – disabled ship

Tier: 3

Lead Agency: Auckland CDEM Group

Participating Agencies: Harbour Masters Office

Details: Tabletop and function exercise with the Harbour Masters Office


Date: 29 May 2013

Financial Year: 2013/2014

Exercise Name: Exercise Te Ripahapa

Exercise Theme: Earthquake

Tier: 3

Lead Agency: Canterbury CDEM Group

Participating Agencies: All South Island CDEM Groups, MCDEM, DIA Policy, Ministry of Health, St John, NZ Police, NZDF, NZFS and Ministry of Transport

Details: Exercise Te Ripahapa focused on a response to a major Alpine Fault earthquake


Date: July 2013

Financial Year: 2013/2014

Exercise Name: TBC

Exercise Theme: Business Continuity exercise

Tier: 2

Lead Agency: Auckland CDEM Group

Participating Agencies:

Details: Functional exercise with Council departments


Date: 2 September 2013

Financial Year: 2013/2014

Exercise Name: TBC

Exercise Theme: TBC

Tier: 2

Lead Agency: Chatham Islands CDEM Group

Participating Agencies:

Details:


Date: 20 November 2013

Financial Year: 2013/2014

Exercise Name: Exercise Pahu

Exercise Theme: Volcanic eruption

Exercise Type: Functional exercise

Tier: 3

Lead Agency: Taranaki CDEM Group

Participating Agencies: Taranaki CDEM Group, Waikato CDEM Group, Manawatu-Wanganui CDEM Group, Wellington CDEM Group, Hawke’s Bay CDEM Group, Bay of Plenty CDEM Group and MCDEM

Details: Full activation of EMO and eruption response including evacuation of people and livestock

Point of Contact: Shane Briggs shane.briggs@trc.govt.nz


Date: 18-22 November 2013

Financial Year: 2013/2014

Exercise Name: Exercise Southern Katipo

Exercise Theme: Extraction of refugees

Exercise Type: Full scale

Tier: 2

Lead Agency: New Zealand Defence Force

Participating Agencies: MFAT, Southland CDEM Group

Details: NZDF will be working with MFAT to removed approx. 80 persons from the South Island and move them to another location (Dunedin) part of a wider very big defence force exercise.

Point of Contact: Craig Sinclair craig.sinclair@es.govt.nz