The latest information on Auckland Council's response to Cyclone Gabrielle and the recent flooding in Auckland.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Isolated communities remain front of mind
While the weather has settled this week in Tāmaki Makaurau, the effects of Cyclone Gabrielle are still being felt, particularly in our isolated communities.