Amongst the information in the media update was the following:
"Currently the expected timeframes for orange zone resident announcements are:
- For the Waimakariri District – including Kaiapoi Northeast, Kaiapoi South (Courtenay Drive area), parts of Kaiapoi West, and Pines Beach - 3-4 weeks
- Upper Brooklands, Spencerville and Southshore - 4-6 weeks
- Parts of Avonside, Burwood East, Hoon Hay, Parklands, Redwood, South New Brighton, Wainoni, Waltham - 2-3 months
- Rest of Christchurch City and Kaiapoi Lakes - 3-5 months
The full text of Roger Sutton's update is here.We will write to residents again in the weeks ahead as timeframes for the announcements become more definite."