Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Lianne Audrey Dalziel, declare that a state of local emergency exists in Christchurch district owing to flooding throughout Christchurch City and Banks Peninsula.
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: Lianne Audrey Dalziel.
Designation: Mayor of Christchurch.
Time and Date of Declaration: 10.50am on 22 July 2017.