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Ministerial portfolio

Emergency Management

Minister for Emergency Management
Current Minister:
Hon Kieran McAnulty

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 National Emergency Management Agency, which is a departmental agency hosted by 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 Recovery Act 2016

Last updated: 
Friday, 6 November 2020

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