Emergency management

The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO) - more commonly known as 'Civil Defence' - aims to help Wellington prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters.

Regional emergencies

WREMO was formed on 2 July 2012 to coordinate Civil Defence and Emergency Management services on beh...

    Blue lines - tsunami safe zones

    Information about tsunami safe zones, what to do during a tsunami and areas you should evacuate in t...


      Wildfires are a serious risk in Wellington so there are restrictions in place all year round.

        Personal emergency skills training

        A free, one-day emergency skills training programme that will build resilient neighbourhoods and cou...


          Volunteers are essential to the community in an emergency - learn about how to volunteer.