If life or property is threatened always dial 111 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.
Most Civil Defence matters are looked after locally by a city, district or regional council.
The right person to contact for media enquires depends on the region.
- @NZCDEM (sector info and resources)
- @NZGetThru (public education and personal preparedness)
- @NZCivilDefence (emergency information).
Contact the Ministry using the details below.
Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management
Our office hours are between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday. If you would like to provide feedback about Emergency Mobile Alert please complete our Emergency Mobile Alert feedback form.