Christchurch Port Hills Fire – Transition to Recovery

Wednesday 21 Feb - last updated 3:49 pm

The state of local emergency declared for Christchurch City Council and Selwyn District Council on 14 February was lifted at 1pm on 21 February as the Port Hills Fire response moves into a transition period to support the community in recovery.

The purpose of the 28-day transition period is to aid recovery by providing powers to manage, co-ordinate, or direct recovery activities.


For more information go to:

Christchurch City Council https://newsline.ccc.govt.nz/

Selwyn District Council https://www.selwyn.govt.nz/news-And-events/news

Civil Defence Emergency Management Canterbury https://www.facebook.com/CanterburyEM

Canterbury Fire and Emergency NZ https://www.facebook.com/FENZCanterburyDistrict

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Waiau Aparima Ward (Southland) Coastal Erosion

Thursday 8 Feb - last updated 1:18 pm

A state of local emergency has been declared for Waiau Aparima Ward, Southland due to coastal erosion in the Bluecliffs area.

If life, health or property is in danger, call 111 immediately.

For local updates go to cdsouthland.nz or southlanddc.govt.nz.

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