1 June 2023

Fostering community connection after a disaster

Fortnightly update 7: We’ve been delivering dozens of clean-up kits, and made grants to support mental health, volunteers working in rural communities, doctor’s visits and many other activities.

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Delivering clean up kits to Te Karaka - Phil Parker on right

18 May 2023

Helping communities now and in the future

Fortnightly update 6: Over the six weeks following January's severe weather and then Cyclone Gabrielle, Kai Assist stepped in to help their community, providing $37,000 worth of product.

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5 May 2023

Supporting community-led recovery

Fortnightly update 5: We're supporting families within the Puketapu community and surrounding rural areas to help them get back on their feet after disaster struck in February.

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20 April 2023

Helping impacted communities across the country 

Fortnightly update 4: Temporary shelter, new water pumps, building assessments and reports to help those with damaged homes.

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6 April 2023

Communities encouraged to get involved with New Zealand Disaster Fund spending

Fortnightly update 3: Communities are encouraged to get involved with New Zealand Disaster Fund spending, with the allocated total now more than $3 million.

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24 March 2023

Supporting communities in early recovery

Fortnightly update 2: As affected areas begin to focus more on clean-up, recovery and what comes next, the way New Zealand Red Cross provides support is changing.

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10 March 2023

New Zealand Disaster Fund reaches $15 million

Fortnightly update 1: This week, New Zealand Red Cross has seen the outpouring of generosity from across the country continue. Thanks to the collective efforts of individuals, communities and event organisers, as at 10 March 2023, the fund stands at $15 million.

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