Kia ora koutou

Welcome to this weeks update from the Flood Recovery Team. Today the local transition period for Westport under s94D of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 has been extended. Read more here.

Check out the latest from The Community Hub and other Flood Recovery related news below. 

Did you miss last weeks update? Catch up on all the news here.

Be prepared for youR tradie

This week we interviewed Licenced Building Practitioner Andrew Larson, along with other local tradies, for tips on how homeowners can best prepare for remediation work on their homes. Being prepared for your tradie can make the process of repair work on the home a much smoother process for all… read more here

Coming Events

Please note change of date to Kura Out event, previously advertised for this weekend (27th Nov.)

Kura (School’s) Out
Tueday 30th November 2021

Free Community Youth Event. 3.30pm to 6.30pm. Carters Beach Domain. Learn more…

Road of Recovery Workshops
8 December 2021

Free post flood workshops to assist you and loved ones in emotional recovery. Facilitated by Mary Ponder. Learn more.

Wet Your Whistle 4 Westport 1 December 2021

Fundraising event hosted in a number of pubs in the Marlborough region. Learn more…

Advice and support


Residential Advisory Service (RAS) is in Westport fortnightly to ensure all flood affected homeowners can access free advice and support when working through their insurance claims. Read more…

Are you prepared for Covid19?

C’mon Coasters. It’s time

The Flood Recovery team and The Community Hub are planning for how they will work under the Covid19 traffic light system to ensure continuity of support for flood affected residents while also taking into consideration the health & safety of staff.

Where: Masonic Lodge, 51 Russell Street, Westport. Book in advance here.

Need Help? Ph 0800 768 348

All are welcome at The Community Hub.

Whether you have been impacted directly, or are interested to learn more about the recovery effort, pop down to the community hub for a cuppa and a chin wag.

The Community Hub is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am-4.00pm. Phone 0800 768 348 for assistance outside normal opening hours.

On behalf of the Flood Recovery Team, we wish you a safe and sunny weekend.

Noho ora mai