Cyclone Updates

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

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Storm 4 Feb 2023

What the flood clean-up means for food businesses affected

Power cuts, water shortages and flood damage have had a significant impact on some food businesses around Tāmaki Makaurau, and Auckland Council is urging businesses to check guidelines on reopening a food business after a civil emergency. 

Storm 3 Feb 2023

Stormwater pipe networks during a flood event

Auckland’s recent intense rainfall was the largest rain event since 1869 (NIWA). The sheer amount was just too much for the city’s stormwater pipe network to cope with.

Storm 3 Feb 2023

Auckland Zoo alligators curious about their new neighbours – a bunch of noisy parrots 

The skink habitat in Lizard Lane at Auckland Zoo now bears a high flood-water line. It’s an emotional signature of a flood that stopped a city.

Storm 2 Feb 2023

Aucklanders urged to consider flood impacts if planning long weekend activities

Auckland Council Chief Executive Jim Stabback says that while the damage assessments and clean-up of Auckland, including much-loved open spaces and community facilities, is progressing well, Aucklanders should be aware that there’s still a lot to...

Waste 2 Feb 2023

What storm related waste doesn’t go in your rubbish bin and skips?

With the Big Auckland Clean Up underway after the recent flooding, we are reminding residents not to put gas bottles, rechargeable batteries, and other hazardous waste out for collection.

Storm 2 Feb 2023

Auckland Council Emergency Relief Fund to support Aucklanders affected by floods

Mayor Wayne Brown has announced that Auckland Council and central government have allocated $100,000 each to an Auckland Council Emergency Relief Fund to support communities experiencing hardship due to storms which have lashed the region.

Storm 1 Feb 2023

Efforts continue to support flood affected Aucklanders

Auckland Council Chief Executive Jim Stabback says there has been a massive effort by staff and contractors to respond to Aucklanders.

Storm 31 Jan 2023

Auckland Council facilities closed early in preparation for more wet weather

With more extreme weather predicted to hit Auckland tonight, Auckland Council has closed all non-essential community facilities, services and destination sites at 3pm on 31 January.