Support from where it is most needed

Last Updated : 16 Feb 2023
CDC Volunteer
Christie McFadyen from Auckland Council’s Governance team, volunteering at a Civil Defence Centre

In the wake of Cyclone Gabrielle, Aucklanders are starting to need less essential support from the civil defence centres and shelters that were set up across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Due to reducing demand from the community, from tomorrow morning, 16 February, a lesser number of civil defence centres, shelters and info hubs will be supported by the council.

From the region-wide 27 centres available in the lead up to Cyclone Gabrielle, 13 civil defence centres, shelter and information hubs will remain open, including one for Muriwai residents at the Ranger’s Station by Sand Dunz café on Motutara Road.

The council can still provide access to power and the internet at civil defence centres and libraries.

The welfare focus is now with the most affected communities across the region, including those most isolated on the West Coast.

View an up-to-date list and a map of the locations providing support on the Auckland Emergency Management website.

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