National Emergency Management Agency
Local civil defence groups
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.
New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team
This page provides information about the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team
01 Mar 2021 - 2:51 pm
A national set of CIMS 3rd edition Role Cards has been released. The CIMS Role Cards cover key CIMS roles/functions at incident, local, regional and national response levels.
20 Dec 2020 - 2:00 pm
The National Emergency Management Agency has released the results of the 2020 Colmar & Brunton Disaster Preparedness Survey. This annual survey of 1001 New Zealanders assesses disaster preparedness and the effectiveness of our public education programme.
30 Nov 2020 - 3:32 pm
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) can confirm it is one of the parties that has been charged by Worksafe in relation to the Whakaari-White Island eruption on 9 December 2019. NEMA will not comment further until the process has run its course.