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Contacting CDEM in your local area

Your local Council will usually be the first port-of-call for queries relating to Civil Defence. To find out how to contact your local Council, see the contact details on the right hand side of your relevant Council page below:

Media inquiries

The relevant local Council will also be the most likely point of contact for a majority of media inquiries.  See the above links for contact details for Canterbury CDEM Group member Councils. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) also provides a detailed list of contacts for media inquiries for all CDEM Groups around New Zealand.

Contacting the Canterbury CDEM Group Office

If you would like to contact the Canterbury CDEM Group Office, please enter your inquiry in the form below.  The Canterbury CDEM Group Office can also be contacted during usual business hours via phone on 03 366 2359.

Please note that this form is not intended to be used as a means of requesting information, urgent assistance or support during an emergency response. If your life or property is at risk during an emergency, call 111. Please refer to the Home page or Alerts page for information during an emergency response.

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