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 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​.​​


Waitaki Fire Emergency

 Click here​ for information on the current wildfire situation in Caterbury and Otago.


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: 04 Oct 2020 9:02pm