Emergency management news and events in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Date for nationwide test of Emergency Mobile Alert system confirmed
On May 22, there will be a phone alert you can’t ignore – but don’t worry, it’s just a test.
Mt Ruapehu Volcanic Alert Level raised to Level 2.
GeoNet have raised the Volcanic Alert Level for Mt Ruapehu to Level 2.
DART network proves invaluable in assessing tsunami threat following the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption
Aotearoa New Zealand’s network of DART buoys proved vital over the weekend as tsunami experts raced to analyse the tsunami threat to our coastlines following a large, explosive eruption at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga.
NEMA Science Strategy
The new inaugural NEMA Science Strategy is designed to provide a framework about science engagement, promotion and influence in the context of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and to ensure that it contributes to NEMA’s Strategic Framework/Tā Mātou Anga Rautaki and Strategic Outcomes/Ā Mātou Whāinga Rautaki.
New legislation to modernise emergency management system
The Minister for Emergency Management Kiri Allan has announced that a new Emergency Management Bill will be introduced to replace the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002.
New Zealand Emergency Management Leadership Development Programme
The New Zealand Emergency Management Leadership Development Programme (NZ EMLDP) is NEMA’s comprehensive leadership development programme for emerging leaders within New Zealand’s Emergency Management (EM) community, growing capacity and resilience in New Zealand’s response to emergencies and adverse events.
NZ EMAT Camp
All three New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team (NZ EMAT) cohorts came together earlier this month for an opportunity to develop as professional emergency managers and build overall group capability at the inaugural NZ EMAT Camp.
2021 Disaster Preparedness Survey Results
The National Emergency Management Agency has released the results of the 2021 Disaster Preparedness Survey. This annual survey of 1001 New Zealanders assesses disaster preparedness and the effectiveness of our public education programme.
Trifecta Programme Initial Stakeholder Sector Survey Results
Results from the Regulatory Framework Review (“Trifecta”) Programme Stakeholder Survey undertaken in May 2021 are now available.