Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Councillor Stephen Woodhead, declare that a state of local emergency exists in the Otago Civil Defence Emergency Management Group area of Clutha District, Dunedin City and Waitaki District, owing to an extreme weather event causing flooding.
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: Councillor Stephen Woodhead.
Designation: Person appointed and authorised by the Civil Defence Emergency Management Group to declare a state of local emergency for its area.
Time and Date of Declaration: 7.30pm on Friday 21 July 2017.