Across Hawkes Bay, there are a number of community groups, organisations and businesses that are helping the region to recover from Cyclone Gabrielle. Whether you are looking for help, or wanting to help, the following list is a good starting point.
Cyclone Hawkes Bay Help
We post info about those needing help and those offering help. We also post a directory of other organisations, supplies and equipment and ways to donate.
Hawkes Bay Clean Up Crew
Posts the daily work sites: Lunch is provided. Spare gumboots, masks, gloves, vitamins, first aid, drinks etc are offered to volunteers.
Neela is making hundreds of meals to distribute to survivors and volunteers every day. Last meal preparation day 8 October 2023 until her return from overseas.
The Man Up Community is addressing the needs of the whole family with supporting programmes. One of which is co-ordinating clean up efforts in the Hawkes Bay with manpower coming in from all over New Zealand.
Helping Hawkes Bay
Place for listing help or help wanted - connecting people who need items with those who have items - including short term housing.
Baywide Equipment – Service & Sales – Hawkes Bay
Have the support of Kaercher and are loaning out water blasters etc.
Volunteer registration to help on farms
New Zealand Apples and Pears Resource Finder and Recovery Requests
The Resource Finder website, by New Zealand Apples & Pears, allows growers to offer and request resources, including labour and equipment.
NZ Wine Community Flood Response
Viticulture Consultancy Service
Have sourced MPI finding to undertake field inspections and to help members with situation specific advice.
This is a free service.
Cyclone Gabrielle – Accommodation Support
Accommodation for Volunteers/Tradies/Helpers (Cyclone Gabrielle and Floods)
Hawkes Bay Cyclone Hub Shop
105 Market Street North, Hastings
Open to the general public 10am - 2pm, Monday to Saturday. Still taking donations of clothing, shoes, and household items.
Items available at no charge, but a financial donation at the 'counter' to the Hawkes Bay Cyclone Relief Effort gratefully received.