Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Stephanie Anne Chadwick, declare that a state of local emergency exists in the Rotorua District owing to extreme flooding event.
The state of local emergency comes into force immediately on the making of this declaration, and expires 7 days after the time and date on which it comes into force (unless extended or terminated at an earlier time).
Declared by: Stephanie Anne Chadwick.
Designation: Mayor of the district for which the state of local emergency is declared.
Time and Date of Declaration: 5.25pm on 29 April 2018.