Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Neil Brown, mayor of Ashburton District, declare that a state of local emergency exists in the Ashburton District owing to a heavy rain event and subsequent 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: N. Brown.
Designation: Mayor of the district for which the state of local emergency is declared.
Time and Date of Declaration: 10.10am on 30 May 2021.