January 28, 2023 | Uncategorised
As you will be aware, Auckland is in a state of emergency.
For those affected by the flooding we hope you are keeping as safe and dry as you can.
Whaikaha, The Ministry of Disabled People, has a team working to ensure disabled people and disability providers have access to support during this time.
Updates can be accessed in accessible formats throughout this state of emergency on Whaikaha’s website: https://www.whaikaha.govt.nz/about-us/news/auckland-state-of-emergency/
We encourage you to read the below and access support as available and required.
The three current Civil Defence Centres are all accessible.
People with assist dogs can take them.
Please remember other essential items you may need, such as devices, medicine, warm clothing.
The locations are:
⚠️Massey University Albany Campus, Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre, Massey University East Precinct, Albany Expressway SH17. Please enter through Gate 1
⚠️Manu Tukutuku, 32 Riverton Drive, Randwick Park
⚠️St. Leonards Road School, 15 Saint Leonards Road, Kelston
Taikura NASC will have staff at each of the centres.
If you have had to leave required equipment such as wheelchairs behind during evacuations, or equipment has been damaged please let the contact centre know. They will follow-up with necessary supports.