Pursuant to section 65ZD(3) of the Public Finance Act 1989, the Minister of Finance makes the following statement:
"On 2 May 2011, I, The Honourable Simon William English, Minister of Finance, on behalf of the
Crown, gave an indemnity to Christchurch City
Council, Waimakariri District Council, Selwyn
District Council, and Canterbury Regional Council,
in relation to the government’s share, under the
National Civil Defence Emergency Management
Plan, of response costs and recovery costs resulting
from the Canterbury earthquakes of 4 September 2010 and 22 February 2011."
Dated at Wellington this 2nd day of May 2011.
HON SIMON WILLIAM ENGLISH, Minister of Finance.