Civil Defence Centres and Shelters open from 7pm

Twenty-seven Civil Defence Centres and Shelters will be open from 7pm this evening to provide a refuge for families who need to leave their homes to shelter from Cyclone Gabrielle. Auckland Emergency Management has established centres or shelters in all Local Board areas across Tāmaki Makaurau. A further 12 community-lead … Read more

Official Government update – Cyclone Gabrielle

Cyclone Gabrielle will impact much of the North Island with severe gales, heavy rain and very large waves forecast from today through to Tuesday. This is expected to be an unprecedented and dangerous weather event. MetService has issued severe weather warnings for many parts of the North Island. Keep up … Read more

2023-02-10 Auckland Announcement

Kia Ora/Hello I’m Kerry Lotz, your new Adult Senior Facilitator at Deaf Aotearoa, Avondale office We want to let you know about emergency/weather forecast from Auckland City Council Please keep eye on weather for next 48 hours/2 days, cyclone coming from Sunday night onwards, creating more havoc on Monday and … Read more

Advice for Aucklanders Seeking help and support

Your wellbeing Asking for help is okay in these challenging times. It is understandable to feel sad, distressed, worried, confused, anxious or angry. For help with anxiety, distress, or mental wellbeing, call or text NEED TO TALK to 1737 orcontact one of the network of health and well-being providers including … Read more

Civil Defence Centres

Auckland Emergency Management have opened Civil Defence Centres for those who need to evacuate and cannot stay with friends or whānau. Please bring with you any essential items you may need, including medication, warm clothing and baby items. For an up to date list of Civil Defence Centres, visit https://www.aucklandemergencymanagement.org.nz/major-incident/flooding-2023#Hub … Read more

Auckland Floods update 15: Community Support available

Three Civil Defence Centres are currently open, and we have the ability to stand up additional Civil Defence Centres if needed. 82 people stayed in Civil Defence Centres last night. The locations of Civil Defence Centres are: The pop-up community and agency information hub has changed to Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa Pool and … Read more

Auckland Floods update 15: Transport

Auckland Transport is urging Aucklanders to take extreme care while travelling, and to consider whether the travel is necessary. Plan your full return journey while taking note of the weather reports. Please check the Auckland Transport website throughout the day for regular updates on road closures and public transport as this weather … Read more

Northland State of Emergency

The Northland office is to be closed due to the Civil Defence Northland State of Emergency. The Northland Office will be closed today and tomorrow, but staff will be working from home. Please contact your local facilitator if you are receiving support from us, or contact our Duty Assessor Team … Read more

Auckland floods update 15: Building Assessments

As of 8pm last night, our building assessment numbers are 78 red, 319 yellow, and 748 white placards. Building assessments are being scaled up today, so these numbers are expected to change. If you are concerned about your home or building and would like to request a building assessment, please … Read more