Rangiora Police Station closure
"Rangiora Police Station closure"
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Canterbury District Commander Superintendent John
Rangiora Police Station has been closed to staff
and the public as a precaution, to enable urgent seismic
remedial work to be done to the building.
commissioned a seismic assessment after concerns were raised
about the building during recent refurbishment work.
safety of our staff and members of the public using the
building is and will remain our primary consideration and
Police are now on site discussing the detailed seismic
report and remedial options with engineers.
police staff are currently working from other locations and
the public are encouraged to go to the Kaiapoi station if
they need to visit Police.
Alternatively the public can
call 105 or go online (105.police.govt.nz) for non-emergency
This temporary closure will not impact on the
delivery of Police service to the community.
strengthening work for the Rangiora station will take place
as soon as possible, and it is hoped the station will be
re-opened and occupied again by mid-next week.
meantime, there will be 24/7 on-site security at the
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