Affected by the floods?
- Call Federated Farmers' helpline on 0800 327 646 option 3 for feed offers or requests, or option 4 for other on-farm help, including stock movements, generators etc.
- Kiwifruit growers contact NZKGI on 0800 232 505
- Other growers can contact HortNZ on 0508 467 869
- Dairy farmers can contact DairyNZ on 0800 4 324 7969
- Fonterra suppliers call 0800 656 568
- Open Country suppliers call 021 272 1558
Or want to help?
The Rural Support Trust has set up a bank account 06 0489 0160308 04 specifically for donations to help rural flood victims cover some costs associated with the flood damage.
Can we help with a visit or a call?
Our assistance is free and confidential.
The Bay of Plenty Rural Support Trust was set up for rural people and their families as you respond to and recover from any adverse event. This can be a weather event like a drought or flood, or economic or environmental challenges which affect your livelihoods.
Where just a chat isn’t enough, we are connected to networks and services who can work with you to get back on your feet.
Our specially trained Trust facilitators are all local people who know first-hand the challenges rural life brings. Call us and we will come to you for a private and free one-on-one chat.
The Bay of Plenty Rural Support Trust is a charitable trust that covers Western Bay of Plenty, Tauranga City, Whakatane, Opotiki, Kawerau and Rotorua.