Cyclone Updates

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

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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.