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Parks / Outdoors 31 Mar 2023

Select areas in west coast regional parks to open on 1 April

As we move to recovery, select areas within Te Rau Pūriri Regional Park and parts of the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park will be re-opening on Saturday 1 April.

Storm 9 Mar 2023

Relief Fund receiving hundreds of applications

Demand for the Auckland Council Emergency Relief Fund is high, with over 300 applications since it was announced on 4 February.

Waste 8 Mar 2023

Free disposal of flood related waste ends next week

Free drop off for flood-related waste at Auckland’s participating waste facilities and free kerbside collections of flood-damaged household items finishes on Tuesday 14 March.

Council news 3 Mar 2023

Transition from response to recovery as National States of Emergency end for some regions

Auckland Emergency Management is transitioning from response to recovery as National States of Emergency have ended for some regions, including Auckland.

Council news 3 Mar 2023

Flood and cyclone damaged building assessments have almost been completed

Nearly all buildings impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle in Tāmaki Makaurau have now been assessed by our rapid building assessments team. Assessments continue today in Karekare after heavy rain at the weekend caused further slips.

Storm 3 Mar 2023

What to expect from flood and cyclone-damaged building inspections

Auckland Council is undertaking rapid building assessments across Tāmaki Makaurau to determine whether a building is safe to occupy and whether it poses a safety risk to others. Get more information on inspections here.

Storm 28 Feb 2023

Some regional parks across Tāmaki Makaurau set to reopen

Three out of six regional parks across Auckland closed due to damage are set to reopen from Wednesday 1 March.

Council news 27 Feb 2023

Residents reminded to stay vigilant with thunderstorms and heavy rain forecasted

Residents across Auckland are being reminded to stay vigilant as more thunderstorms and heavy rain has been forecasted for today.

Council news 26 Feb 2023

Focus remains on severely impacted Auckland communities

Aucklanders are being encouraged to make the most of the currently fine weather to continue with the big clean-up, ahead of more potential rain on the way.

Storm 25 Feb 2023

Response continues following heavy rain and thunderstorms

A slow-moving front brought heavy rain and thunderstorms to the north of the Auckland region on Friday night.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 24 Feb 2023

Flash flooding possible in Auckland, residents urged to be prepared

Auckland Emergency Management is urging Aucklanders to be vigilant and to have a plan in place as heavy downpours start to cross the region.

Council news 23 Feb 2023

Communities remain resilient as response enters day 27

We are now into day 27 of our response to last month’s flood and Cyclone Gabrielle and our focus remains on supporting communities throughout Tāmaki Makaurau.

Council news 23 Feb 2023

Closing the Māngere Civil Defence Centre

As we move from response to recovery, Auckland is reducing its civil Defence Centres, shelters, community support hubs, and community-led centres.

Council news 23 Feb 2023

Work still to be done: the emergency response in Tāmaki Makaurau continues

“It has been almost four weeks since the emergency response was first activated, when Tāmaki Makaurau was hit with devastating floods. Two weeks later, Auckland and the rest of the country responded to Cyclone Gabrielle.

Storm 23 Feb 2023

Disposing of storm-related waste

To assist Aucklanders in disposing of waste and debris as quickly and efficiently as possible, we’ve compiled the following information and advice.

Storm 22 Feb 2023

Staying safe in Auckland parks after Cyclone Gabrielle

Auckland Council encourages everyone to please use caution when visiting parks, especially around trees following damage caused by Cyclone Gabrielle.