Emergency Relief Fund

Pūtea Manaaki Emergency Relief Fund

State of Emergency: Flooding – Auckland, Waitomo and elsewhere – January 2023

This fund has been extended until 8 February 2023.

The Pūtea Manaaki Emergency Relief Fund is to provide assistance to Ngāi Tahu whānui members registered with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu who have been directly affected by this weather event in Auckland and Waitomo (and in some other areas on a case by case basis), which began Friday 27 January 2023.

Pūtea Manaaki will not fund damages, i.e anything that insurance will cover.

If you have been affected by the recent event please apply now.

Apply now

To apply for the Pūtea Manaaki Emergency Relief Fund please click the link below and save the application form to your computer. The form is an editable PDF. Please fill out the form and save it once completed. Please email the completed form and other documents to [email protected]

Please note, this Pūtea Manaaki Emergency Grant is open from 31 January 2023 to 8 February 2023. The closure date will be reviewed based on funding availability and may vary depending on funding levels and level of demand for support.

Other Emergency Relief Assistance Available

  • Mayoral Welfare Fund – check with your local council
  • Auckland and Emergency Management Centres
  • Work and Income – Auckland Regional Flooding – call 0800 400 100 or visit the website here.