Pursuant to section 71 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Jamie William Cleine, extend the state of local emergency declared at 9.45am on 10 February 2022 for Buller District owing to damage to critical infrastructure – requires co-ordinated reponse that exceeds local resources available – water supplies, roads, bridges, and environmental.
The state of local emergency is extended for seven days. It will take effect immediately from the time the initial declaration of the state of emergency (or the last extension) was to expire.
Declared by: Jamie Cleine, Mayor of Buller District.
Designation: Mayor of the district for which the state of local emergency is declared
Time and Date of Declaration: 8.30am on 17 February 2022.