A relief fund has been set up for community donations to the residents affected by flooding.
The relief fund will address the needs of individuals, families, community organisations and/or marae.
Work to establish the terms of reference and criteria for applications to receive the fund is currently underway and Council's Civil Defence Welfare team are continuing to speak with affected residents to assess their needs.
Financial donations can be made to the bank account number below or in person at the front desk at the Rotorua Lakes Council building (1061 Haupapa Street) between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
Account number: 02-0412-0234516-006
Account name: Mayoral Manaakitanga Relief Fund
How: Direct Credit or in person at Rotorua Lakes Council building
Details: specific statement details not required
At this stage Council is not aware of any goods that are required but we encourage people to call Council's Customer Centre on 07 348 4199 if they would like to offer assistance of any sort.