28 Feb 2023

Tairawhiti Civil Defence Updates 2023

State of emergency declared

A local state of emergency was declared for the Tairawhiti region at 9.45am Monday 13 February. This was superseded by a national state of emergency at 8.45am on Tuesday 14 February. This was then extended by Minister of Emergency Management on Monday 27 February for an additional 7 days.

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