Who to contact
Most Civil Defence Emergency Management issues are dealt with by the local CDEM Group. During an emergency, media can contact a CDEM Group using the details below.
Local/regional enquiries - contact the Civil Defence Groups
For emergeency matters, see the table below.
For non-emergency matters use the local civil defence groups contact list
For national enquiries
The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management supports CDEM Groups in local emergencies and is the lead agency for national response.
Media phone +64 4 494 6951 (24/7) or email us.
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