National CDEM Exercise Programme 2012

Date: 9.26am, 26 September 2012 (linked in with Get Ready Week 23-29 September 2012)

Financial Year: 2012/2013

Exercise Name: New Zealand Shakeout

Exercise Theme: Earthquake

Tier: 4

Lead Agency: MCDEM

Participating Agencies: All 16 CDEM Groups, New Zealand Fire Service, New Zealand Police, New Zealand Defence Force, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Ministry of Social Development / National Welfare Advisory Group, GNS Science and the New Zealand public

Details: New Zealand ShakeOut was an earthquake preparedness campaign that culminated in a nationwide Drop, Cover and Hold earthquake drill. Over 1.34 million people participated, including families, schools, businesses, government departments and many other organisations.

Date: September 2012 (Date TBC)

Financial Year: 2012/2013

Exercise Name:

Exercise Theme: Rural Fire

Tier: 2

Lead Agency: Canterbury CDEM Group

Participating Agencies: