Civil Defence support

Applications for Civil Defence support

28 MARCH 2022

Applications for Civil Defence Support can be sent to this email:

You can only apply for this payment if you have been affected by the flooding in either the Wairoa or Gisborne Districts.

When you apply you’ll need to tell us your:

  • full name
  • date of birth
  • contact number
  • normal home address
  • current address (if you’ve had to evacuate your home).

If you’re applying because you’ve lost income due to the emergency, you’ll also need to tell us your:

  • IRD number
  • bank account number
  • details of any income you’ve lost so far
  • employer’s:
    • name
    • address
    • contact person’s name and address.

Click here for more information.