Ways to help

Support locals by donating or lend a hand through local volunteer networks

Hawke's Bay Foundation

To help support the region’s unprecedented relief effort, Hawke’s Bay Foundation has set up a special ‘HB Cyclone Relief Fund’ to funnel donations direct to overwhelmed welfare agencies on the ground, that need it most.

Click Here To Learn More & Donate


Hawke's Bay Mayoral Disaster relief Fund

Hawke’s Bay Mayors have reactivated the regional Disaster Relief Trust, making it easy for people from anywhere in New Zealand to donate to the region’s Cyclone Gabrielle recovery effort.

Learn More & Donate Here

Volunteering Hawke's Bay

Need a hand? Or have a hand to help? 

Lead co-ordinator of locals volunteers for cyclone recovery and clean up. Their primary service is to help people find suitable volunteer positions with community organisations.

We interview new volunteers to determine their motivation and the areas they would like to contribute in, and then match them to a suitable position.


List of Cyclone funding

A list of additional funding opportunities related to Cyclone Gabrielle