Minister of Civil Defence
Hon Kris Faafoi
Thursday, 12 October 2017
Responsibilities include management of emergencies created by geological or meteorological hazards or infrastructure failure, public education about civil defence emergency preparedness, risk identification, and planning to manage emergencies.
The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, which is a part of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, provides the administrative support for this portfolio.
Vote Prime Minister and Cabinet
Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002
Hurunui/Kaikoura Earthquakes Emergency Relief Act 2016