Pursuant to section 66 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2022, I, Kieran Michael McAnulty, declare that a state of national emergency exists over the Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Tairāwhiti and Hawkes Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management Group areas owing to the impacts of Cyclone Gabrielle.
The state of national 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: K. M. McAnulty.
Designation: Minister for Emergency Management.
Time and Date of Declaration: 8.43am on Tuesday 14 February 2023.