West Coast Wet classified as medium-scale adverse event.

3 May 2019

Published on Monday, May 6, 2019

https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/govt-support-westland-floods-recovery

Govt support for Westland floods recovery

 

 

 

The Government has announced an extra $400,000 to help West Coasters recover from the devastating March floods. A medium-scale adverse event in the Westland District has also now been declared. The new funding includes:

  •  $200,000 from the Department of Conservation to support rubbish clean-up from the Fox River landfill.
  • $100,000 from the Ministry for the Environment’s Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund, for river clean-up.
  • $75,000 contribution to the Mayoral Relief Fund
  • $30,000 for Rural Support Trusts.
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