Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Andrew Geoffrey Watson, declare that a state of local emergency exists in the Rangitikei District owing to an imminent flood event.
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 Geoffrey Watson.
Designation: Mayor, Rangitikei District.
Time and Date of Declaration: 5.30pm on 4 April 2017.