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  Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, Head Office   (ABFZ) te Rakau Whakamarumaru
1962 - current


GENERAL


The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management was the agency that provided the central government response to large scale civil defence emergencies that were beyond the capacity of local authorities within New Zealand.


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ALSO KNOWN AS

name year
Ministry for Emergency Management, Head Office
Ministry of Civil Defence, Head Office


Location : Wellington


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Civil Defence Act 1962
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Accident Insurance Act 1998
  • Biosecurity Act 1993
  • Broadcasting Act 1989
  • Building Act 1991
  • Chatham Islands Council Act 1995
  • Civil Defence Act 1962
  • Civil Defence Act 1983
  • Customs and Excise Act 1996
  • Defence Act 1990
  • Earthquake Commission Act 1993
  • Energy Companies Act 1992
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 3
Date Approved: 18/08/2015