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Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

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Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Updated 4 May 2020 12:06pm

The Wellington Civil Defence Emergency Management Group consists of nine members, being the eight local authorities and the Wellington Regional Council. Each council is represented by its mayor or chair.

The Wellington Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

Greater Wellington Regional Council membership

Cr Daran Ponter

Other membership

Porirua City Council

Mayor Anita Baker (Chair)

Masterton District Council

Mayor Lyn Patterson (Deputy Chair)

Carterton District Council

Mayor Greg Lang

Kāpiti Coast District Council

Mayor K Gurunathan

Hutt City Council

Mayor Campbell Barry

South Wairarapa District Council

Mayor Alex Beijen

Upper Hutt City Council

Mayor Wayne Guppy

Wellington City Council

Mayor Andy Foster

Group functions
  • To ensure that hazards (as defined in the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 and the consequential risks are identified and assessed
  • To ensure an effective and efficient region-wide civil defence emergency management capability to respond to and recover from emergencies (as defined in the Act)
  • To facilitate effective and efficient emergency management through partnership and co-ordination amongst the organisations represented on the Co-ordinating Executive Group
  • To promote appropriate mitigation of the risks.
Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference for the Civil Defence Emergency Management Group