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.
Official Information Act requests
The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management is a business unit of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC). If you wish to submit an Official Information Act request, please see the guidance page How to make a Official Information Act (OIA) request on the DPMC website.
Contact the Ministry using the details below.