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On Wednesday 15 March, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy declared the storms that affected Franklin Ward, Hauraki District, and the Thames-Coromandel District to be a medium-scale adverse event.

We have a range of support in place for affected customers both individuals and families and businesses affected by the extreme weather.

 Individuals and families


We are exercising discretion to allow late deposits and early withdrawal from the income equalisation scheme.

Income equalisation scheme 

If you have been affected by the storms and are struggling to deal with your tax affairs, please contact us sooner rather than later so we can help. The best way to do this is through your tax agent, or call us on 0800 227 774.