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The purpose of this online diary is to provide the CDEM sector with an overview of upcoming events and document consultation.

Document consultation

Upcoming events

Each month
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February 2014
25-26: New Zealand Emergency Management & Business Resilience Summit will take place in Te Papa, Wellington.
CONFERENZ, in partnership with the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management is running two conferences side-by-side, as a New Zealand emergency management “summit”. The annual New Zealand Emergency Management Conference and a Business Resilience Conference will be joined each day by plenary sessions.
  • The Emergency Management Conference focuses on the topics for the public sector: civil defence groups, first responders, NGOs and others.
  • The Resilience & Emergency Planning for Business Conference is designed for risk managers and business continuity professionals in corporate organisations.

The 'Supersaver' registration (by 25 Nov) for the two day conference is $925 + GST
The 'Supersaver' registration (by 25 Nov) for each workshop is an additional $895 + GST

The Ministry is hosting both conferences. Further details and to register please visit:

March 2014
5: National Publicity Education Programme Reference Group meeting.
This is an all-day meeting where priorities are set for the Public Education Programme and Get Ready Week. Agenda and venue details will be sent to participates in the New Year.