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.
Contact your local Civil Defence Group
The right person to contact for media enquires depends on the region.
- @NZGetReady (public education and personal preparedness)
- @NZCivilDefence (emergency information).
Official Information Act requests
The National Emergency Management Agency 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 Agency using the details below.
National Emergency Management Agency
- 147 Lambton Quay
PO Box 5010
- 04 830 5100
- 04 817 8554