Tuesday 20 February 2018 8:12pm

Cyclone Gita - Update 002 A state of emergency has been declared in the Nelson Tasman region following the significant continuing impact from Cyclone Gita. Tasman District Council Mayor Richard Kempthorne signed the declaration at 7:20 pm. Further flooding in Takaka likely:Following significa...

State of Emergency Declared in Nelson Tasman

Cyclone Gita Information

We'll be posting regular updates on Cyclone Gita for Tasman residents. Civil Defence Centres are open in Motueka, Takaka, Marahau and Nelson.

Read the latest storm update

Lakes-Murchison Ward

Lakes-Murchison Ward had an estimated population of 3,248 in 2016.

It includes the settlements of:

Lakes-Murchison Councillor


Councillor Stuart Bryant


Community Associations

Map of Lakes-Murchison Ward