Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Gary Malcolm Kircher, declare that a state of local emergency exists in the Waitaki District owing to 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: Gary Malcolm Kircher.
Designation: Mayor, Waitaki District.
Time and Date of Declaration: 7.20pm on 21 July 2017.