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Ministerial Portfolio

Civil Defence

Minister:
Minister of Civil Defence
Current Minister:
Hon Kris Faafoi
Description: 

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.

Department: 

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: 

Vote Prime Minister and Cabinet

Legislation: 

Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002
Hurunui/Kaikoura Earthquakes Emergency Relief Act 2016

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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