Our thoughts go out to those affected by Cyclone Gabrielle. The impact is devastating for many growers and their communities. If you’re looking for resources, need support or wish to make a donation to support locally affected communities please refer to the links below.
Please note that the organisations listed below represent a non-exhaustive list of independent entities that are in no way connected to or affiliated with BASF. As with any charitable organisation, please conduct your own due diligence prior to donating.
Resources & donation options - Industry
Horticulture New Zealand
The Government has now announced the details of a recovery grant that growers can apply for to help undertake urgent work. For example, clearing silt to save fruit trees and vines.
Financial support for growers | Horticulture New Zealand — Ahumāra Kai Aotearoa (hortnz.co.nz)
New Zealand Apples & Pears
Resource finder to support grower recovery
NZAPI Resource Finder | Supporting Growers Recovery (nzapifinder.co.nz)
East Coast Rural Support Trust
The East Coast Rural Support Trust work with the rural community when times are tough on the farm or for your family.
Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers Charitable Trust
Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers Charitable Trust has set up a Cyclone Gabrielle Relief Fund, with 100 per cent of donations made to the fund going to those most in need in their community. In addition, the Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers Charitable Trust will match donations up to $30,000.
Cyclone Gabrielle Relief Fund Hawke’s Bay Winegrowers Inc (hawkesbaywine.co.nz)