Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Andrew Paul Thompson, declare that a state of local emergency exists in Franz Josef/Waiau owing to flooding at Franz Josef.
The state of local emergency comes into force immediately on the making of this declaration, and expires seven days after the time and date on which it comes into force (unless extended or terminated at an earlier time).
Declared by: Andrew Paul Thompson.
Designation: Elected Representative, Westland District Council.
Time and Date of Declaration: 2.00am on 24 March 2016.