Wellington Regional Council Civil Defence Plan

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  • Published Date Sun 01 Sep 2002
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This plan describes the responsibilities, organisational
structure, functional roles and authorities for emergency
management of events impacting or involving the
Wellington Region.

Such events may require significant response effort by all
levels of government, the private sector, local communities
and voluntary organisations.

In a disaster, the Regional Council role is to enhance and
co-ordinate the total effort of local Controllers within the

This is based on the assumption that city and district
Councils are responsible for managing and conducting local
emergency management operations within their respective
Territorial Local Authority boundaries.

This plan is designed as a stand-alone document but is
supported by Regional Council Standard Operating
Procedures and Response Plans.
Updated December 7, 2022 at 10:36 AM