Proposed Group Plan 2018-2023

The Taranaki CDEM invites public submissions on its Proposed Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Plan for Taranaki 2018-2023

Proposed CDEM Group Plan. Download the Proposed Plan
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This strategic document is designed to:

  • Define and strengthen relationships between the agencies involved in Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) in Taranaki.
  • Set out the anticipated responsibilities and functions of all parties contributing to community security and resilience.
  • Encourage cooperative planning and action between Taranaki’s Civil Defence agencies and the community.
  • Demonstrate commitment to deliver a more effective service.

The Proposed Plan also provides information on the hazards and risks in Taranaki and documents the way the agencies involved in CDEM cooperate. Operationally, this plan is implemented through annual work plans, and through other procedures and frameworks.

Download the Proposed Plan here:

Tell us what you think

Have your say on the Proposed Plan and, if you want to, you can also come along and explain your views in person at a hearing in March 2018.

All submissions, written and verbal, will be consdered carefully before final decisions are made.

Use the online submission form on this page to have your say on the Proposed Group Plan. Submissions close at 4pm on Monday 12 February 2018.

Alternatively, written submissions can be emailed to or posted to:

Proposed CDEM Group Plan Submission
The Chief Executive
Taranaki Regional Council
Private Bag 713

Submission form

Note: If you provide a valid email address, your submission will be automatically emailed back to you.

Your submission

Please note that your submssion and any information you supply as part of it will be considered public information, and will be available in reports and documents relating to this processs and possibly published on this website.

If your responses are lengthy, draft them in a separate document and copy and paste into the appropriate field/s (boxes will expand as required). Alternatively, use the upload buttons to upload your entire submission and any supporting material.

Strategic vision, values and goals

Principles and Objectives

Governance, operational structures and financial arrangements

Engagement with Tangata Whenua

The Taranaki CDEM Group has outlined briefly in the Group Plan its intention to improve relationships and engagement with the eight Iwi in our region. Please comment here if you have any thoughts on how to improve this relationship. 

Response and Recovery Arrangements

Strategic Recovery Planning

After adopting the Group Plan, the Taranaki CDEM Group also needs to plan for recovery from emergencies. In your opinion, what things/systems are critical to the functioning of our communities? What can our communities not live without?

Additional comments on Proposed Group Plan

If referring to specific parts of the Proposed Group Plan, please be sure to include page and section numbers.


You can upload your submission as a separate document, and/or any supporting documents or other relevant files. Only one file per upload button please. 

Submissions must be received by 4pm on Monday 12 February 2018.