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
08 Oct 2020 - 9:30am
Over half a million people have signed up to take part in this year’s New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi.
27 Jul 2020 - 2:00pm
Information released by MBIE’s Building System Performance team and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) will help communities across New Zealand address a crucial issue – how do people living in low-lying, coastal areas evacuate in time from an impending tsunami?
14 Jul 2020 - 2:58pm
The new CAP feed allows EMA messages to be distributed by other systems that only need to be connected to the internet, so EMA life safety messages can get to people who are out of network coverage.