Pursuant to section 19 of the Health Act 1956, I, Teresa Wall, Acting Director-General of Health, declare that Ashburton District shall be transferred from South Canterbury Health District to Canterbury Health District, reflecting the District Health Board geographical areas in Schedule 1 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000.
The boundaries of Canterbury Health District shall be deemed to include Ashburton District.
Consequential to the transfer of Ashburton District to the Canterbury Health District, the South Canterbury Health District shall no longer include Ashburton District.
This declaration will come into force on 1 July 2015.
Dated at Wellington this 18th day of May 2015.
TERESA WALL, Acting Director-General of Health.