31 Oct 2016
Free Risk Communication Workshops - Chch, Wanaka, Wellington
Research-informed workshops for natural hazards professionals. Facilitated by: Dr. Jacqueline Dohaney, a geoscience education and communication researcher.
17 Oct 2016
Stan’s back, and he’s more prepared than ever before
Kiwi kids will be better prepared for emergencies thanks to a new teaching resource developed by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management and EQC.
11 Oct 2016
Prepared communities start with prepared kids
Making sure kids are prepared for when emergencies strike will be at the heart of Get Ready Week, which is held every year in recognition of the International Day for Natural Disaster (13 October).
11 Aug 2016
2017/2018 Resilience Fund applications open
The 2017/2018 Resilience Fund is open for applications and will close on 1 October 2016.
20 Jul 2016
Never Happens? Happens campaign launched
Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye has announced the launch of a new campaign encouraging Kiwis to be better prepared for emergencies.
23 Jun 2016
Cascadia Rising tests US and Canada
Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management National Operations Team Leader Jo Guard recently attended the International Observer Programme for Cascadia Rising – a major earthquake and tsunami exercise held in the US and Canada over the period 7-10 June 2016.
22 Jun 2016
Funding boost to improve NZ’s resilience to natural hazards
Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that eight regions have been awarded funding grants from the 2016 Resilience Fund, an annual fund of $889,000 administered by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM).
02 Jun 2016
CDEM Award winners announced
CDEM Award winners were announced at the Ministerial Awards and Conference Dinner on Wednesday 1 June.
03 Apr 2016
No Tsunami Threat to NZ from Vanuatu 6.9 Earthquake
MCDEM has assessed the information about tonight's quake with the assistance of scientific advisors. Based on current information, the initial assessment is that the earthquake is unlikely to have caused a tsunami that will pose a threat to New Zealand.