Tsunami warning: store closure update

Friday, 05 March 2021

*UPDATE* 3.00pm Friday 5 March 2021

*UPDATE* - 3.00pm – The following Four Square stores are now open:

  • Russell
  • Parua Bay
  • Fosters
  • Otaika
  • Waipu
  • Mangawhai
  • Molesworth
  • Pahia
  • Bay
  • Mangonui
  • Coopers Beach
  • Houhoura
  • Ruawai
  • Opononi.

This means the only confirmed stores still closed are:

  • PAK’nSAVE Whangarei
  • PAK’nSAVE Whakatane
  • New World Opotiki
  • New World Whakatane
  • Four Square Ohope Beach
  • Four Square Eastern
  • Four Square Ruatoria (Hikurangi)
  • Four Square Tokomaru Bay.

The safety of our teams and customers is paramount. Our crisis team is engaged and supporting the teams and communities who are impacted by the unfolding tsunami evacuation orders.

We are following local Civil Defence guidance, and the following stores are temporarily closed due to their location in the evacuation zones identified by the authorities:

We are working with local authorities in these areas and supporting our teams. Please follow official NEMA and Civil Defence communications on civildefence.govt.nz on what you need to do to stay safe if you live in impacted areas.