Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Taranaki Civil Defence Emergency Management Group (Joint Committee) has the statutory responsibility for civil defence emergency management in Taranaki. It is a statutory committee of Council under section 12 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 (the Act) and clause 30 of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002.

The Group includes New Plymouth District Council, Stratford District Council, South Taranaki District Council and Taranaki Regional Council. The operational name of the staffed office is Taranaki Emergency Management Office.