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Trifecta Programme Initial Stakeholder Sector Survey Results

21 Jul 2021

2:16 PM

Results from the Regulatory Framework Review (“Trifecta”) Programme Stakeholder Survey undertaken in May 2021 are now available.

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New appointments to Emergency Management Assistance Team

04 Jun 2021

9:57 AM

New Zealand’s emergency response community has been enhanced with a third cohort joining the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team (EMAT).

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Introduction to CIMS video

28 May 2021

2:15 PM

The Introduction to CIMS video provides an overview of the Coordinated Incident Management System; the framework that agencies and organisations in Aotearoa use to manage responses to incidents and emergency events.

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Regulating in a Crisis videos now available

26 May 2021

1:35 PM

Emergencies happen. And the consequences are often as complex as they are critical. This three part video series is for regulators. What do you need to do after reducing risk, to be ready for, respond to, and recover from any emergency event?

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The Ministerial Advisory Committee on Emergency Management

25 May 2021

9:22 AM

The Ministerial Advisory Committee on Emergency Management was announced by the Acting Minister for Emergency Management on 25 May 2021. It is expected to meet 6 times per year. Its terms of reference set out its purpose an functions.

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Hikurangi and Kermadec Islands Earthquakes Post-Event Report

18 May 2021

11:55 AM

This post-event report focuses on the National Emergency Management Agency’s response to the 5 March, 2021 Hikurangi and Kermadec Islands series of earthquakes and tsunami.

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CIMS 3rd edition Role Cards now available

01 Mar 2021

2:51 PM

A national set of CIMS 3rd edition Role Cards has been released. The CIMS Role Cards cover key CIMS roles/functions at incident, local, regional and national response levels.

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Results of the 2020 Disaster Preparedness Survey

20 Dec 2020

2:00 PM

The National Emergency Management Agency has released the results of the 2020 Colmar & Brunton Disaster Preparedness Survey. This annual survey of 1001 New Zealanders assesses disaster preparedness and the effectiveness of our public education programme.

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Whakaari-White Island investigation – Worksafe charges

30 Nov 2020

3:32 PM

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) can confirm it is one of the parties that has been charged by Worksafe in relation to the Whakaari-White Island eruption on 9 December 2019. NEMA will not comment further until the process has run its course.

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One week to go until New Zealand’s national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi

08 Oct 2020

9:30 AM

Over half a million people have signed up to take part in this year’s New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi.

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