Mayoral Relief Fund applications

Published 20 Mar 2023

Mayoral Flood Relief Fund applications are now open to Tararua District residents, ratepayers or small business owners (including self-employed people and sole-traders), and not-for-profit organisations who have suffered financial hardship because of damages caused by Cyclone Gabrielle.

Tararua District Council would like to thank all the people, organisations and businesses who have reached out with very generous offers of support.

The online application form and criteria for application can be found here:

Mayoral Relief fund for individuals, businesses, farmers, and community organisations | Tararua District Council (

Application forms and application criteria are also available at our customer service centres.  You can also download the application form here: Mayoral Relief Fund Application Form and Criteria (

The Mayoral Relief Fund is still open for donations: Tararua District Council, 03-0614-0088406-01. Reference code: Flood Relief. Donations can also be made at Council customer service centres and libraries.