Whakaari-White Island investigation – Worksafe charges
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.
One week to go until New Zealand’s national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi
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.
Help for coastal communities at risk of tsunami
Information released by MBIE’s Building System Performance team and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) will help communities across New Zealand address a crucial issue – how do people living in low-lying, coastal areas evacuate in time from an impending tsunami?
CAP feed for Emergency Mobile Alert is now live
The new CAP feed allows EMA messages to be distributed by other systems that only need to be connected to the internet, so EMA life safety messages can get to people who are out of network coverage.
2020 Edition of the New Zealand Critical Lifelines Infrastructure National Vulnerability Assessment
The New Zealand Lifelines Council has released the 2020 Edition of the New Zealand Critical Lifelines Infrastructure National Vulnerability Assessment.
Canterbury earthquake resources find a permanent home
Lessons learned from the Canterbury earthquakes will be shared widely and preserved for the future when a collection of reports and information moves to a new digital home.
New appointments to Emergency Management Assistance Team
New Zealand’s emergency response system has been boosted with a second cohort joining the New Zealand Emergency Management Assistance Team (EMAT).
Report on use of powers during national transition period
The report on the exercise of statutory powers during the national transition period owing to the impacts of COVID-19 is now available.
Cancelled: 2020 National Emergency Management Conference
The 2020 National Emergency Management Conference has been cancelled as a precautionary approach, and as many of the expected attendees, organisers and presenters from NEMA and the sector are at full capacity focusing on COVID-19. At a later stage we will recognise those who have been nominated for CDEM Awards. We look forward to hosting the 2021 National Emergency Management Conference.