Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Garry Howard, declare that a state of local emergency exists in Buller district owing to police advice of risk to life in Granity households and district.
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: Garry Cyril Howard.
Designation: Mayor of Buller District.
Time and Date of Declaration: 3.53pm on Tuesday 20 February 2018.