Plans and strategies
Find plans and strategies related to civil defence and emergency management.
The Guide to the National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan 2015 (the Guide) sets out the arrangements, roles, and responsibilities of agencies for the national management, or support to local management, of emergencies.
The National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan 2015 sets out the roles and responsibilities of everyone involved in reducing risks and preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies. This includes central and local government, lifeline utilities, emergency services and non-government organisations.
The National Disaster Resilience Strategy outlines the vision and long-term goals for civil defence emergency management (CDEM) in New Zealand, and the objectives to be pursued to meet those goals. It sets out what we expect in respect of a resilient New Zealand, and what we want to achieve over the next 10 years.