Wellington Ready to Help Out

22 February 2011

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says Wellington City Council staff and volunteers will again travel south to help out in Christchurch and around Canterbury if needed following this afternoon's quake.

Mayor Wade-Brown says the Council's emergency management staff have been in touch with the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management and the Wellington Region Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group Controller to offer assistance.

"Clearly the thoughts of Wellingtonians will be again with the people of Christchurch and Canterbury."