Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Rachel Reese, Mayor of Nelson City, declare that a state of local emergency exists for the Nelson Tasman Emergency Management Group area owing to severe weather event and evacuations.
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: Rachel Reese.
Designation: Person appointed and authorised by the Civil Defence Emergency Management Group to declare a state of local emergency for its area.
Time and Date of Declaration: 2.54pm on 17 August 2022.