About Us

About Auckland Emergency Management

Auckland Emergency Management comprises of Auckland Council working in partnership with emergency services and other organisations to ensure the effective delivery of civil defence and emergency management within its area.

The aim of Auckland Emergency Management is to:

  • Understand the risks that hazards may pose to Auckland
  • Coordinate all planning activities related to hazard and emergency management
  • Encourage cooperation and joint action within the region
  • Assist our communities in becoming more resilient to hazards and prepared for emergencies


To provide a coordinated and integrated approach to the way significant risks and hazards are managed in the Auckland region across the Four Rs:

  • Reduction
  • Readiness
  • Response
  • Recovery

and of course, Resilience