July 2021 Storm Event Mayoral Relief Fund


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July 2021 Storm Event Mayoral Relief Fund

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has established a Mayoral Relief Fund to assist the region in its storm recovery effort following the July 2021 storm event.

The fund will be available to Marlborough District Council area residents who have suffered personal financial or emotional hardship as a result of the July 2021 Marlborough storm event.

Please note that businesses are not eligible for this fund.

A separate fund for primary industry businesses has been established.

Visit the Mayoral Relief Fund for Primary Industry Businesses on this website for more information.

Please contact Community Partnerships Advisor Jodie Griffiths at jodie.griffiths@marlborough.govt.nz or Community Partnerships Project Support Natalie Lawler at natalie.lawler@marlborough.govt.nz for further information.

How to donate

Online banking

Account number: 02-0600-0202861-00

Reference: Mayoral Fund

Alternative method to pay

As an alternative to online banking, people can make payments to the fund at Council reception in Blenheim.


To make an application for financial support from the Mayoral Relief Fund please complete the online form below. Please ensure you read the criteria for the fund before making an application.

Application criteria