Cyclone Updates

The latest information on Auckland Council's response to Cyclone Gabrielle and the recent flooding in Auckland.

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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.