Through the National Public Education Programme, the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management and CDEM Groups work together to educate and motivate New Zealanders to be better prepared.
The National Public Education Programme
The National Public Education Programme is a staged, targeted, evidence-based approach, with resources developed and adapted to suit different channels, with a particular focus on reaching our most vulnerable audiences.
- Find out more about the National Public Education Programme
- 2016-2019 strategy overview (.pdf 562kb)
- The National Public Education Reference Group
Find information for individuals and communities how to get ready for the impacts of disasters and New Zealand natural hazards.
Get Ready, Get Thru
Detailed information for individuals and communities on our hazards and how to get ready is available in nine languages - Maori, Samoan, Tongan, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Arabic and English.
What's the Plan, Stan?
What’s The Plan Stan? is a resource for teaching Civil Defence in schools and for kids to learn about disasters.
MCDEM are currently looking at creating a new website to replace the websites above. If you have any feedback, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org