Latest Civil Defence News

Government ready to assist Upper North Island during floods
New programme to assist foreign nationals in serious hardship
National Transition Period ends
Law setting up legal framework for Covid-19 Alert Level 2 passes
New Zealand moves out of State of National Emergency
Covid-19 response: New legal framework to be debated tomorrow ahead of Alert Level 2
Covid-19 response: New legal framework as move to Alert Level 2 considered
State of National Emergency extended 5 May
No parties – no excuses
State of National Emergency extended 28 April
NZ police position on COVID-19 checkpoints
Govt approves further $30m to meet immediate welfare and food security needs
State of National Emergency extended
State of National Emergency extended
Majority of Kiwis get message and stay home this Easter
A message from Police: Have a safe Easter – at home
State of National Emergency extended
DOC supports road closures into Egmont National Park
State of National Emergency extended
National taking constructive approach to Select Committee
NZ police visible in communities on first day of lockdown
State of National Emergency declared to fight COVID-19
Retired officers celebrate 60 years since graduation
Enhanced Taskforce Green for Southland and South Otago
Temporary Accommodation Service activated for Southland flooding
Government support for communities impacted by flooding
Resilient Southlanders working together in emergency
Rural Communities Minister visits Southland flooding response
Further government support for Whakatāne community
New Zealand tsunami monitoring and detection system to be established
Mass casualty event in New Zealand: White/Whakaari Island eruption
Prime Minister statement on White Island eruption
Govt funds $100k for weather-hit communities
Launch of National Emergency Management Agency
45 years of civil defence emergency management service recognised
Learn how to stay safe on World Tsunami Awareness Day
Kiwis to take part in world’s biggest earthquake drill
Emergency Managers recognised
Supporting tourism sector in preparing for an Alpine Fault quake
Team to support emergency responses up and running
50-Year NSW SES Veteran wins 2019 Maritime Medal
Students set to ShakeOut as nationwide earthquake drill launched
Guy to call time on Parliamentary career in 2020
New funding to put people at heart of NZ’s emergency management system
Not your typical SES poster boy – Bob Drewer from Cooranbong
New powers for emergency building management
Minister to attend G7 Tech for Humanity meeting on cyber collaboration visit to Europe
Extra $792,000 for Tasman fire recovery