This page serves as an index to the range of CDEM-related publications, papers, resources and reference material available on our website.
The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP-NZ) Technical Standard [TS 04/18] provides guidance to ensure a consistent approach to implementing CAP in New Zealand. It has been developed for use by New Zealand's official alerting authorities, their technology providers, and any suppliers developing or implementing public alerting mechanisms in New Zealand.
Quick guidance for declaring a state of local emergency, including key tests and considerations.
This statement is to define desired mobile standards for the support of Cell Broadcast for emergency alerting in New Zealand. This is known as Emergency Mobile Alert (EMA) in New Zealand.
This Director's Guideline provides guidance to CDEM Groups on how they can go about the process of strategic planning for recovery, addressing the specific hazards and risks set out in their CDEM Group plan, as well as considering the consequences these hazards and risks may have on communities.
The purpose of this protocol is to ensure that the Emergency Mobile Alert system is used consistently, cautiously, and effectively in relevant situations.
The Wellington Earthquake National Initial Response Plan (WENIRP) directs and coordinates the immediate national response to a major Wellington earthquake, to ensure the most effective use of scarce resources until a formal response structure and specific national action plan has been established.
The Ministry of Health New Zealand Influenza Pandemic Plan: A framework for action (NZIPAP) 2nd edition (released 2017) sets out the all-of-government measures to be taken to prepare for and respond to an influenza pandemic. The NZIPAP is intended for anyone involved in planning, preparation or response to an influenza pandemic. It also provides general information on pandemics and Government planning for the New Zealand public.
The East Cape earthquake and tsunami: 2 September 2016 Post Event Report (MCDEM response) outlines the Ministry’s response to the East Cape earthquake and tsunami on 2 September 2016.
This plan describes the procedures to receive, assess and disseminate tsunami notifications at the national level.
These documents are examples of the various templates used for tsunami notifications.