Emergency Response Plans
Fire and Emergency (FENZ) updated their website 28 August 2023. The information on this page is currently under review to ensure it aligns with the FENZ information.
Thank you for your patience!
Overview the 3 steps
Undertake the following steps in order, each step builds the information you need for the next step. Refer to this overview to help you on the journey.
Step 1: Create your Emergency Response Plan
Please refer to the Overview Guidelines for further information on the process.
Step 1 Guidelines
Emergency Response Team Guidelines Feb 2019
Template instructions Feb 2019
How to Shelter in Place - Guidelines Apr 2019
Office Flip Book Feb 2019
Parish/Rohe Flip Book Feb 2019
Parish/Rohe Side Tab Book Feb 2019
Parish/Rohe Side Tab Index Cover Feb 2019
Escape/Hide/Tell, Shelter in Place May 2019
Fire Action Notice Feb 2019
Bomb Threat Checklist NZ Police, keep by main phone
Evacuation Wall Chart Feb 2019
Step 2: Get Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ) Approval for your Evacuation Plan
Please refer to page 6 of the Overview document for further information on the process.
FENZ guideline Recommendation: start at page 3, "Before you start your application"
Evacuation scheme application form (Still verifying the new link - FENZ have updated their website 28 Aug 2023)
FENZ login with RealMe Create and complete the application on line
Once you have submitted your application, FENZ will guide you through to completion.
You can check the status of your property's evacuation scheme by emailing [E-Mail not displayed]
If your approved evacuation scheme is inactive:
- Re-evaluate/amend your evacuation scheme for your buildings and activities - is it still fit for purpose!
- Start doing your 6 monthly trial evacuations/training (whichever you selected upon applying)!
- Report the results of your 6 monthly trial evacuations/training Evacuation report (28 Aug 2023)
Step 3: Hold an Evacuation Drill!
Please refer to the Overview document for further information on the process.
Evacuation Drill guidelines (amended May 2021 to include informing alarm monitoring company if applicable)
Emergency Drill Scenarios (New! May 2021)
To Do Checklist (includes above amendment)
Room checked (Door Tags) (Template)
Evacuation in Progress (Door sign template)
Written Evacuation report (PDF) to hand write or email (31 May 2021)
Online evacuation report If plan approval was made online, then evacuation drill should also be reported online.