How you helped with Cyclone Gabrielle


In the last six weeks, we’ve witnessed an incredible outpouring of generosity from all over Aotearoa, for Kiwis affected by recent weather events.

Over $1,170,000 worth of financial and goods-in-kind products have been donated which has helped us get much-needed resources to wear it was needed most.

We want to do our best to convey our huge appreciation and thanks to everyone that donated and dropped new and pre-loved resources into the hub and to everyone that sent messages of support. This list isn’t exhaustive and we do genuinely apologise if we’ve missed anyone!

Thank you to the following for their significant financial donations:

  • Department of Internal Affairs for the invitation and funding from the Minister’s Discretional Fund
  • To the eight financial donors who contributed significantly who would like to remain anonymous
  • Ministry of Social Development
  • Hugh Green Foundation
  • Sky City Community Trust
  • Rachael Green and the artists who contributed pieces for the silent auction
  • Tegel for the financial contribution and pallets of products donated around the country
  • Novartis for the incredible financial contribution
  • Revelry for the fundraiser
  • Soul Bar for the fundraiser
  • Bell Gully


  • Thank you to the 886 individual donors who contributed financially to our relief fund.
  • Thank you to the 400-plus individuals who stopped by the hub with bags of new food, toiletries, nappies, new bedding and clothing.
  • Thank you to the people who contributed to literal truckloads of pre-loved clothing, bedding and furniture.

Thank you to the Media:

TVNZ Breakfast, Mai FM, The Rock, Today FM, More FM, Radio New Zealand, Capsule, The Spinoff, Stuff.

Thank you to the following for their financial donations, fundraisers and goods-in-kind donated:

  • The Warehouse
  • The Sleep Store
  • Fonterra and Anchor
  • Delta Insurance
  • Pead
  • Snell
  • The Mangrove Collective
  • Unity Studios
  • Nodi Rugs
  • Zurich Foundation
  • New Zealand Business Network
  • Cecilia Robinson
  • Ricoh
  • Baina
  • Mexicano
  • Evenflo Baby
  • Tas Baby
  • Abe’s Bagels
  • Charlie’s Drinks
  • Trade Tested
  • Coca-Cola
  • Kokako Coffee
  • Ecoya
  • Dilmah
  • Merino Mello
  • Page1 Management
  • Arnotts
  • Postie
  • New Zealand BBQ Alliance
  • Hancocks
  • Beyond Soap
  • Aussie Butcher New Lynn
  • Duval Group and Charlotte Clark
  • Everlasting
  • Emma Bass
  • Miss Polly’s Kitchen
  • Hot Milk Stirrers
  • Cake Corner
  • Valka Yoga
  • Good Pet Kitchen
  • Moo Chews
  • Russel McVeagh
  • Spark Foundry
  • Sistema
  • Smart Ass
  • My Fur Baby
  • Papinelle
  • Johnstaff
  • Kids Day Out
  • Little & Loved
  • TVNZ - Finance
  • Fonterra - People & Culture
  • Video Taxi
  • Decent Packaging
  • Real-Life Wife
  • The Method
  • Beam Suntory
  • BidOne
  • Pigeon Mountain Primary School
  • My Food Bag
  • Conpac
  • Unilever
  • Perceptive
  • Orix
  • Mt Eden Normal Primary School
  • C3 Church
  • Freyberg Community School
  • Vauxhall School
  • New World Mt Roskill
  • Lynnmall
  • JBHi-fi
  • Lost and Led Astray
  • Turua Gallery
  • NZ Mind Lab
  • Neat Cakes

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