Public consultation

From time to time we seek public comment on specific issues through formal consultation process. Have your say on issues we are consulting on, and see past consultations.

Past Consultations 

Local Advisory Committee boundaries

Fire and Emergency NZ recently sought feedback on the proposed boundaries for Local Advisory Committees.

The LAC Boundaries Discussion Document provides more detailed information about what LACs are, what they will do, the boundary options considered and a recommendation that LAC boundaries match those of existing Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Groups: 16 in total across New Zealand. This will enable greater coordination among emergency services, and advice on local risk and needs. The document also poses six questions for submitters to consider.

Submissions closed at 5pm, Friday 18 May 2018.

Important information about making a submission

Your submission will become publicly available information, so please indicate clearly if your comments are commercially sensitive or if there is some other reason they should not be disclosed. Any request for non-disclosure will be considered in terms of the Official Information Act 1982. Read the Official Information Act 1982.


All upcoming local and central government consultation is listed here: