Top.

Civil Defence

Who to contact

General queries

General queries about civil defence and emergency management in Northland can be directed to:

Civil Defence Emergency Management Senior Programme Manager
Northland Regional Council

Phone: 0800 002 004
Email: mailroom@nrc.govt.nz


During an emergency

If life is threatened dial 111 to contact emergency services

Radio stations

In an emergency, the radio is your prime source of information.

The main Northland radio station frequencies you should tune to include:

  • More FM (91.6 FM Whāngārei & Kaitāia / 92.0 FM Kerikeri / 95.2 Russell)
  • The Hits (95.6 FM Whāngārei / 106.1 FM BOI / 96.4 FM Far and Mid-North)
  • National Radio (837 AM & 104.4 FM Whāngārei / 837 AM & 101.1 FM Kaitāia / 981 AM & 101.5 FM Kaikohe / 981 AM & 101.1 FM Opononi)
  • Newstalk ZB (1026 AM Whāngārei / 1215 AM Mid-North / 1026 AM Far North)
  • Radio Live (90.8 FM Whāngārei / 100.7 FM Mid-North)

There are also local area radio stations which will provide community information:

  • Big River (98.6 FM Dargaville)
  • Heads FM (106.4 FM Mangawhai)
  • Ngati Hine FM (99.6 FM Whāngārei / 99.1 FM north of Hikurangi)
  • Sunshine FM (104.3 FM Kaitāia)
  • Tai FM (98.7 FM Opononi & Kaitāia)
  • Tautoko FM (97.5 FM Mid-North / 99.5 Far North)

District council contact information

Far North District Council
You can phone the Far North District Council:

0800 920 029

Or find out more from their website:
www.fndc.govt.nz

Kaipara District Council
You can phone the Kaipara District Council:

0800 727 059

Or find out more from their website:
www.kaipara.govt.nz

Whangarei District Council
You can phone the Whangarei District Council:

0800 932 463

Or find out more from their website:
www.wdc.govt.nz