Pursuant to section 19 of the Health Act 1956, I, Teresa Wall, Acting Director-General of Health, declare that the health district of the Chatham Islands shall be established.
The boundaries of the Chatham Islands Health District shall be the district formerly referred to as Chatham Islands County, and is the district known as Chatham Islands Territory under the Chatham Islands Council Act 1995. This comprises the islands known as the Chatham Islands and the area of territorial sea adjoining its lands.
Consequential to the establishment of the Chatham Islands Health District, Chatham Islands County will no longer form part of Hawke’s Bay Health 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.