This Director’s Guideline is a foundational document of New Zealand’s recovery framework and embed lessons from recoveries over the last ten years. It provides information that Recovery Managers, Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Groups and local authorities need to understand about recovery, and outlines arrangements to have in place before and after an emergency. This guideline will also be informative for others agencies, organisations and groups involved in preparing for and managing recovery.
Director's Guideline for Civil Defence Emergency Management Groups [DGL 21/18] This guidance covers the first phase of a two-phase process for considering tsunami vertical evacuation. This Phase One guidance includes CDEM considerations such as understanding the hazard, assessing the risk and evaluating different risk management measures.
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.
This Cabinet Paper seeks agreement to release for public consultation a proposed national civil defence emergency management strategy to be called 'National Disaster Resilience Strategy'.
Rūaumoko’s Walk/Te Hikoi a Rūaumoko is a bi-lingual children’s book, based on Kahungunu legends and dialect telling the story of what to do in an earthquake with a subsequent tsunami threat.
The purpose of this guideline is to ensure a nationally consistent approach to CDEM Group planning which supports integration with national CDEM policy, planning, and monitoring and evaluation arrangements. This guideline was updated in March 2018 to include strategic planning for recovery requirements, which must be included in CDEM Group Plans after 1 June 2018.
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 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.