CBD Cordon Remains Closed
PUBLIC REMINDED CHRISTCHURCH CBD CORDON REMAINS
CLOSED – 10 pm, Wednesday 2 March 2011
of the public are reminded the cordon around the
Christchurch CBD remains closed to ensure public safety and
no unauthorised access will be granted.
Civil Defence is
developing a plan to allow people to retrieve cars and
property from buildings within the cordon.
No decision has yet been made on how
this will happen. Further information on these processes
will be released through the media as soon as decisions have
been made. In the meantime people should stay away from the
The options for cars being considered:
• People will be escorted into the cordoned area to
retrieve their cars, or
• Cars will be taken to a site
outside the cordon for people to collect.
buildings and residences inside the CBD, people may be
allowed limited and escorted access to retrieve essential
Access is likely to occur in stages starting
with the least affected and safest areas.
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