National Crisis Management Centre

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The National Crisis Management Centre (NCMC), also known as the Beehive Bunker,[1] is the New Zealand government crisis management command centre situated under the "Beehive" building in Wellington.

It is designed to withstand earthquakes rated 'Intense' (X) on the Modified Mercalli scale, and is maintained by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management to be always ready for an emergency.

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  1. ^ "When the Siren Goes". Radio New Zealand. Archived from the original on 10 July 2011. Retrieved 25 February 2011.

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Coordinates: 41°16′42″S 174°46′36″E / 41.2784°S 174.7767°E / -41.2784; 174.7767