Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (New Zealand)

Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management
Te Rākau Whakamarumaru
Agency overview
Formed July 1999[1]
Preceding agencies
  • Ministry of Civil Defence
  • Ministry for Emergency Management
Jurisdiction New Zealand
Headquarters Bowen House, Wellington
41°16′47″S 174°46′31″E / 41.279794°S 174.775330°E / -41.279794; 174.775330
Annual budget NZD 12.3m[2]
Minister responsible
Agency executives
  • Sarah Stuart-Black, Director
  • David Coetzee, National Controller
Parent agency Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (New Zealand)
Child agency

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management is New Zealand's central government agency responsible for emergency management.

The current minister is the Hon. Nikki Kaye.


  1. "Briefing for Incoming Minister : Civil Defence" (PDF). October 2005. Retrieved 2015-09-20.
  2. "Vote Emergency Management" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-09-20.

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