Supporting Documents

Handouts and newsletters for affected residents will be uploaded here.

Newsletters for evacuated residents

Information for evacuated residents as a result of the Pigeon Valley fires.

Wed 20 Feb community meeting - Download the Fire and Emergency NZ presentation.



Tips for Coping with Disaster 100Kb pdf

Take care of children - and yourself

From Mental Health Foundation

These handouts provide information about coping with disaster - including how to take care of your mental and emotional health, and how to get help and assistance if you need it.

Health Advice 400Kb pdf issue 7

From Nelson Marlborough District Health

This handout contains health advice and assistance, and information for people who are registered with the Wakefield Health Centre or who use Wakefield Pharmacy.

Health information for Farming,Dairy and Meat Industry families

 This flier contains information for people working with animals and the special steps you might need to take to protect yourself.

What support is available and where can I get help? 350Kb pdf

From Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Welfare team

Information to help you get back on your feet following the fires, including:

  • Civil Defence payments
  • Assistance with Animals
  • Personal Support
  • Insurance

Business tax relief in extreme events

From IRD

Information on assistance for business owners.