Support following Cyclone Gabrielle

Details on support and information for those affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.

You can find the latest on what support is available by visiting the Civil Defence website(external link).

Be prepared for further weather events by staying up-to-date with the latest forecast by heading to the MetService website(external link).

Support and assistance

Support and financial assistance is available(external link) for those who have been directly affected by the recent severe weather, including Civil Defence Payments. Find out more, including how to apply for the Community Providers fund(external link) and the Community Support Fund(external link)

If you urgently need somewhere to stay, go to your nearest Civil Defence Centres(external link) or register with the Temporary Accommodation Service(external link).

If you are the tenant or landlord of a rental property, you can find information on your rights and obligations at link) or by phoning 0800 TENANCY (0800 836 262).

Financial support(external link) is available for those in the primary sector significantly affected by Cyclone Gabrielle. 

There are a range of services and financial support available for employers(external link) impacted by severe weather. 

Looking after yourself and your whanau

Please be extra careful if you are travelling as there may be road closures still in place; check ahead(external link) to make sure your normal route is open and safe to use.  

It’s normal to feel stressed or anxious during or after an emergency, but there are things you can do to feel better. Find out more about looking after yourself and loved ones(external link)

The best way you can provide support to communities affected by Cyclone Gabrielle is through donating to the mayoral relief funds(external link)

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