Cyclone Updates

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

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Council news 17 Feb 2023

Auckland Emergency Management to close regional parks across Tāmaki Makaurau

For safety reasons, Auckland Emergency Management has temporarily closed five regional parks in the Auckland region – Waitākere Ranges Regional Park, Muriwai Regional Park, Ātiu Creek Regional Park, Tāwharanui Regional Park, and the western side of Hunua Ranges including Hunua Falls.

Storm 16 Feb 2023

Cyclone Gabrielle response continues, with focus on supporting isolated communities

Auckland Emergency Management’s continued response to Cyclone Gabrielle is now focused on those communities that have been isolated by floods and landslips.

Storm 16 Feb 2023

Support from where it is most needed

In the wake of Cyclone Gabrielle, Aucklanders are starting to need less essential support from the civil defence centres and shelters that were set up across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Storm 15 Feb 2023

Mayor proposes additional $20m a year for storm response

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown has proposed an additional $20 million a year for storm response activities to increase Auckland’s preparedness for severe weather events.

Storm 15 Feb 2023

Focus on region’s recovery, safety continues to be a priority

As the region shifts its focus to recovery today, Auckland Emergency Management is working hard to support communities impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle.

Storm 14 Feb 2023

Auckland Council’s non-essential council facilities to open later this week

Many of Auckland Council’s non-essential facilities that were closed to support Auckland Emergency Management’s response to Cyclone Gabrielle, will begin reopening within the next two days.

Storm 14 Feb 2023

Rescue efforts, evacuations underway at Muriwai

Emergency responders and the New Zealand Defence Force are at Muriwai helping evacuate residents who have been sheltering in the Muriwai Surf Club following landslips and flooding across Auckland’s west coast.  

Storm 14 Feb 2023

National State of Emergency declared, conditions remain difficult in parts of the region

The severe impacts of Cyclone Gabrielle continue to be felt, as emergency services and responders work through difficult conditions to restore access and core services in parts of the region.