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About the Tāmaki Makaurau Recovery Office

The extreme weather events of early 2023 have had an adverse effect on communities across Tāmaki Makaurau. The Auckland Council-led Tāmaki Makaurau Recovery Office has been established to coordinate the Auckland-wide repair and rebuild efforts on behalf of the Auckland Council group, New Zealand government, and community partners and stakeholders.

You can find all the latest information on these pages for affected property owners, including categorisation updates, and information about the social and wellbeing support services that are available for you.

Latest news

Emergency Recovery 25 Sep 2023

Explainer: Section 74 notices

What is a Section 74 notice and could it affect your property? Read our FAQs to find out.

Emergency Recovery 22 Sep 2023

Trouble accessing financial support?

The Tāmaki Makaurau Recovery Office is providing advice to MSD and the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) on whether the eligibility criteria is working for Tāmaki Makaurau.

Emergency Recovery 22 Sep 2023

Storm affected properties webinar breaks records

Auckland Council hosted its largest ever webinar on 5 September with over 700 people attending the storm affected properties webinar.

Emergency Recovery 15 Sep 2023

Piha / Karekare geotechnical update and timeline for upcoming engagements

GHD has nearly finished conducting assessments of affected properties in the Piha and Karekare areas.

Emergency Recovery 14 Sep 2023

AT regional update

Significant progress has been made across the Auckland region over the last month on permanent repairs to storm damaged roads.

Emergency Recovery 14 Sep 2023

Consultation on Auckland’s cost-share deal with government now open

Aucklanders are being asked whether they support a deal with government to share the costs of funding $2 billion of storm recovery and resilience programmes.

Last updated on 12 September
Emergency Recovery 12 Sep 2023

Waitākere Regional Park and tracks update

Multiple tracks at Waitākere Ranges Regional Park remain closed due to slips or dangerous trees.

Council news 25 Aug 2023

Major milestone reached in storm recovery with Government funding announced

Auckland Council’s Governing Body yesterday approved in principle a more than $2 billion recovery package to improve Auckland’s storm resilience and co-fund buyouts for properties that are most vulnerable to extreme weather in the future.

Information for property owners

This section provides the latest information and updates for property owners affected by the extreme weather events, including updates about the categorisation process and what it means for property owners.

Where to go for help

This section has information for anyone who needs assistance because of the extreme weather events. Information includes rates relief and other financial assistance, accommodation assistance and mental health and wellbeing support services.

Community updates

This section provides the latest information for the Muriwai and Piha and Karekare communities, who were particularly devastated by the extreme weather events, including updates about building assessments, and geotechnical and repair works in these communities.