Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Winston William Gray, declare that a state of local emergency exists in Kaikoura due to a 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
This state of local emergency comes into force on the date of this declaration.
This state of local emergency expires on 21 November 2016.
Declared By: Winston William Gray.
Designation: Mayor, Kaikoura District.
Time and Date of Declaration: 10.15am on 14 November 2016.