Help and support for those impacted by the recent North Island flooding

If you have been impacted by the recent flooding across the North Island, there is guidance and support available to help you though this difficult time. 

If you're personally impacted

North Island floods(external link) – Work and Income 

Auckland floods information and assistance(external link) – MoneyTalks 

In need of financial help?(external link) – Sorted 

What to do after a natural disaster(external link) – Tenancy Services 

Auckland floods 2023(external link) – Temporary Accommodation

Employment during and after disasters(external link) – Employment New Zealand 

Support is available(external link) – Auckland Emergency Management

For impacted businesses

Extreme weather: Information for businesses(external link) –

Flooding in the North Island(external link) – Inland Revenue (IRD)

Employment during and after disasters(external link) – Employment New Zealand  

Wellbeing support

It is important that you look after yourself and those around you.

If you feel a bit overwhelmed, anxious, or just want to talk, free services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Call or text 1737 for support from a trained counsellor.
  • Call Lifeline on 0800 543 354 or text 4357.
  • Call Samaritans on 0800 726 666.
  • Find helplines and support(external link) – Mental Health Foundation.