Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund Application Form

Criteria and application form for the fund established to assist people most severely affected by the Pigeon Valley fire event. Applications closed May 12.

Applications closed May 12 - we hope to have the process completed by the end of June.

Supporting information

Please be advised that your application can not be processed until supporting documentation/ID is received by the Fund Co-ordinator. This can be sent by separate email to MayoralDisaster.ReliefFund@tasman.govt.nz or alternatively dropped in to customer service desk or library, where it can be scanned.

You can also supply documents in envelope clearly marked with your name and "Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund -  Attn Jim Frater".

Please note only one application will be considered per business or household. The fund can only assist once in a 12-month period, unless exceptional circumstances apply.

Criteria extended 

The Mayoral Disaster Relief Fund criteria has been extended to include partial reimbursement of freight costs incurred between 9 February and 29 March, for those farmers in the Tasman District. Additional funds have been received from MPI to cover these costs.

When applying, please ensure you attach your invoice/receipt for freight of additional feed. Applications for the partial reimbursement of freight will close on 5 April. These applications will be assessed after 5 April to be paid by 20 May.

Common questions

Who can apply?
What is the purpose of the fund?
What can the grant be used for?
What will happen to any money left over?
Who administers the fund?
Privacy

Need help?

You can get help with this form at any council service centre or library, and also at WINZ and Citizen Advice Bureau offices.

You can also contact our Customer Services team on either 03 543 8400 or by emailing info@tasman.govt.nz.

The fund co-ordinator is Sandie Hutchinson at MayoralDisaster.ReliefFund@tasman.govt.nz.

A note on documents

Have a look through the application at the type of documents you might need.

If you are unable to attach the documents now, don't worry, get them to us as soon as you can.

Your application can not be processed until supporting documentation/ID is received by the Fund Co-ordinator.

This can be sent by separate email to MayoralDisaster.ReliefFund@tasman.govt.nz or alternatively dropped in to customer service desk or library, where it can be scanned.

You can clearly label your documents with the applicant name and drop in to any of the service centres or libraries who can copy/scan in your documents, or

post to Sandie Hutchinson, Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond 7050, Nelson.

We are happy to help.

Find your nearest service centre

Please be aware that Council may request further information from you in order to assess your application. This request will be made directly with you, the applicant.

Application form

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