Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Jacqueline Anne Church declare that a state of local emergency exists in the Waikato District owing to severe weather (Cyclone Gabrielle) likely to result in flooding and coastal erosion.
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: Jacqueline Anne Church.
Designation: Mayor of the district for which the state of local emergency is declared.
Time and Date of Declaration: 3.38pm on 13 February 2023.