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
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.
08 Oct 2020 - 9:30 am
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 - 2:00 pm
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?