The Ministry for Civil Defence and Emergency Management has said that the 7.6M earthquake near Papua New Guinea is unlikely to have caused a tsunami that will pose a threat to New Zealand.
Fire Permits can once again be issued across all of TCDC’s area, with a duration of no more than 14 days.
Sprinkler ban - Omahu.
Hose and sprinkler ban - Matatoki and Tairua.
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Bluff Road, (link road between Kuaotunu and Matarangi) is closed until further notice. An overhanging bluff about 350 meters from the Matarangi end of the road has become a high safety risk for vehicles and pedestrians.