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

Mayor Richard KempthorneMayor Richard Kempthorne

Mayor Richard Kempthorne has a wide range of responsibilities.


Other Council Appointments/Portfolios

  • Civil Defence and Emergency Management
  • Joint Shareholders Committee
  • Joint Committee of Tasman District and Nelson City Council
  • Local Government New Zealand - Zone 5 and Regional Sector Group
  • Māori Liaison/Ethnic Affairs
  • Mayors Taskforce for Jobs - Nelson Tasman Connections Steering Group
  • Tasman Bays Heritage Trust Appointments Committee
  • Tasman Regional Sports Trust Board

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