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Support for businesses - contractor business qualify under several of the criteria

Support for businesses affected by Cyclone Gabrielle has been announced by the government in the form of grants up to the value of $40k.

"This includes those that have been impacted due to barriers to customer access, ability to source stock, supply chain issues, inability to operate as usual due to physical damage to equipment or premises, or delays in insurance assessment and repairs," said Grant Robertson.

Check in with your most appropriate agency that are distributing these funds.

The agencies include: NorthlandInc, the Auckland Business Chamber, Toi Economic Development Agency, Thames Coromandel District Council, Trust Tairāwhiti, Hawkes Bay Chamber of Commerce, and Tararua District Council.

“The initial allocation from this fund will be capped at $40,000 per business while we assess the overall demand for the fund.

Contact details for those in forestry regions:

Northland Inc 
Trust Tairawhiti 
Hawkes Bay Chamber of Commerce