Natural hazard management

This section provides an overview of natural hazards management in New Zealand and includes links to national policy and other guidance resources. It also provides information about how the Ministry for the Environment assisted in the response and recovery following the Canterbury earthquakes events in September 2010, February 2011 and June 2011. Information on flood risk management is also available including an overview of roles and responsibilities for managing flood risk, information on the review of flood risk management and links to council websites that provide information during a flood.