Rural Recovery

Supporting the recovery of our farmers and the wider rural sector

Rural Recovery Introduction

An update on rural recovery since Cyclone Gabrielle, presented to the Pongaroa community on 4 May 2023.

Funding support

Funding support is available to farmers, growers, whenua Māori owners and rural communities.


03 April 2023

Recovery help is available


Get information on support for individuals, farmers, growers, businesses and community groups that have been affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.

Mayoral Flood Relief Fund

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