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State of National Emergency extended again

09 April 2020

Civil Defence Minister Peeni Henare has further extended the state of national emergency which was originally declared at 12:21pm on Wednesday, 25 March 2020.

The state of national emergency, declared under section 66 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 was extended pursuant to section 71 at 9:27am on Tuesday, 31 March 2020 over the whole of New Zealand owing to the impact of COVID-19.

The latest extension came into force at 12:21pm on Wednesday, 8 April 2020 and will expire at 12:21pm on Wednesday, 15 April 2020.

Last updated on the 9th April 2020