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Kiwis are incredibly generous, and we have been overwhelmed by the support offered to the communities affected by Cyclone Gabrielle and New Zealand. We know a lot of people here and across the country are looking for ways to help our community. At the moment, the most practical thing our people need is financial aid - your donations help us ensure the right help is reaching the right people, at the right time.

Donations can be made to one of the following funds for those wanting to support the people and communities affected by Cyclone Gabrielle. 

How to make a donation supporting the relief effort

Hawke's Bay Disaster Relief Fund Trust

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


Or text GIVE to 2923 to make an instant $3.00 donation.

Hawke's Bay Foundation

Hawke's Bay cyclone relief fund to support overwhelmed welfare agencies on the ground, that need it most.


Red Cross NZ Disaster Fund

To help those affected by Cyclone Gabrielle and other extreme weather events.


Ngāti Kahungunu Koha Fund

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated are also welcoming any koha to help support our communities in the wake of the cyclone devastation. Funds will be distributed to affected communities across the tribal rohe.

 visit Ngāti Kahungunu Koha Fund for information on making a donation.

Federated Farmers Adverse Events Trust

Federated Farmers are currently accepting donations through direct banking or Give a Little. To help those affected by Cyclone Gabrielle and other extreme weather events. Donations provide financial assistance for farmers, growers, and their families so they can recover and rebuild from Cyclone Gabrielle.


Give A Little Fundraising

The donation site has created a page compiling all the fundraisers for those affected by Cyclone Gabrielle. 

Visit Give a Little Fundraising to learn more

SPCA Cyclone Fund

Donations will be used to support the SPCA who are on the ground rescuing, transporting, and sheltering animals in need.


Helping You Help Animals (HUHA)

HUHA is caring for displaced animals around the North Island.


Or to make an instant $3 donation, text HUHA to 4463.

Hawke's Bay Winegrowers Charitable Trust Cyclone Relief Fund

100% of donations go directly to affected wineries and winegrowers impacted by Cyclone Gabrielle.

For New Zealand donations please use the bank account as follows:
Name: HBW Charitable Trust
Number: 02-0700-0005785-025
Reference: Please use code HBWGRF and your name and cell phone number.

If you require a donation receipt, please email

The Evergreen Foundation

A relief fund specifically targeting the agricultural and horticultural sectors.

Visit the Evergreen Foundation to learn more



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