The latest information on Auckland Council's response to Cyclone Gabrielle and the recent flooding in Auckland.
For information on facility closures and services, visit the Auckland Council website - Interruptions to council services
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.