Emergency management news and events in Aotearoa New Zealand.
More help on the way for New South Wales flood response
A third Fire and Emergency incident management team, Team Charlie, has arrived in New South Wales to continue assisting with the significant flooding in the State this week.
Govt keeps AM on the air in Northland
Minister of Broadcasting and Media Willie Jackson and Minister for Emergency Management Kieran McAnulty today announced a $1.48 million package to fund the repair and replacement of three transmission masts in Northland to ensure AM radio can stay on air in the region.
2022 update of Consistent Messages for CDEM now available
We are delighted to present the 2022 update of Consistent Messages for CDEM.
Disaster preparedness survey results a wakeup call to Kiwis
Only two in five New Zealanders feel well prepared for a disaster, says the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and this should be a wakeup call to Kiwis who risk leaving it too late.
Government strengthens emergency management cooperation between New Zealand and the United States
A new agreement signed between the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the United States’ Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will strengthen emergency management capability in both countries.
2022 New Zealand ShakeOut
New Zealand ShakeOut is our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi. It's taking place Thursday 27 October 2022 at 9:30am.
National Training Package: Knowledge of the CIMS intelligence Function now live
The Knowledge of the CIMS intelligence Function course is now live on Takatū. This course is the first of 8 that make up the National Training Package. Three more L4 courses covering the Planning, Logistics and Operations functions will be rolled out before the end of the year.
Registrations open for ShakeOut’s tenth anniversary earthquake drill
Registrations are now open for New Zealand ShakeOut 2022, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi. You can sign up at www.shakeout.govt.nz.
Civil Defence campaign warns Kiwis to “Get The Flood Out!”
A new Civil Defence campaign promoting flood safety will urge Kiwis to Get The Flood Out as winter weather ramps up.