The Otago CDEM Joint Committee encompasses of all the councils in Otago and provides the governance to Emergency Management Otago.
The Joint Committee has the statutory responsibility for civil defence emergency management in Otago. It is a statutory committee of Council under section 12 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 (the Act) and clause 30 of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002.
Ultimately it is responsible for:
The next Joint Committee will be held on 8 June 2023 at 3.00pm in Level 2, Philip Lang House, cnr Rattray and Princess St, Dunedin.