Emergency Management and Civil Defence

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Waitaki District Council is part of the Otago​​ Civil Defence Emergency Management​ (CDEM) Group which includes four other local authorities within the Otago region. 

​​To find out information on hazards, emergency planning advice and resources, including Community Response Guides please visit the Waitaki District page on the  ​Otago ​Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group website​.

In the event of an emergency where your safety or the safety of others is at risk please ring 111​.​​

In the event of an emergency, stay tuned to local radio stations, check the Latest News page on this website or visit the Waitaki District Council facebook page​ for updates.


Pandemic Response Waitaki

Click here​​ for updates on how the COVID-19 response will affect council services and links to information and guidelines.


Page reviewed: 22 Dec 2020 1:42pm