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 Jul 2020 - 11:30am
New Zealand’s emergency response system has been boosted with a second cohort joining the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team (EMAT).
22 Jun 2020 - 9:42am
The report on the exercise of statutory powers during the national transition period owing to the impacts of COVID-19 is now available.
06 Apr 2020 > 06 Apr 2020
The 2020 National Emergency Management Conference has been cancelled as a precautionary approach, and as many of the expected attendees, organisers and presenters from NEMA and the sector are at full capacity focusing on COVID-19. At a later stage we will recognise those who have been nominated for CDEM Awards. We look forward to hosting the 2021 National Emergency Management Conference.