Selwyn Earthquake 5pm Update
Selwyn Earthquake 5pm
Tuesday 22 February
Selwyn District has escaped with only minor
damage from today’s 6.3 earthquake and aftershocks.
Council received no reports of injury or damage.
water supplies are intact.
Some telephone connections
were interrupted in parts of the district but have been
Only one road has been closed - Old Tai Tapu
Road between the city boundary and Osterholts
Residents are advised to make their first priority
the welfare of family and neighbours.
They are also
advised to stay off the roads and keep telephone calls to a
minimum to avoid overloading the system
Care should also
be taken around potentially weakened building
Situation updates are available on the Council
If you have any
concerns, please contact the Council on 03 347 2800 or 03
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