Community Hub established for Buller District
A one-stop shop for flooding concerns has opened to give residents a place to register their needs and get information. The Buller Community Hub will be based at the NBS Theatre, Westport, from 9am to 4pm daily through to Sunday 25 July.
Various agencies will be available to assist resident affected by flooding.
Agencies will include:
- Buller District Council
- Age Concern
- Public Health
- Red Cross
It is expected Kainga Ora, Ministry of Social Development, Animal Welfare, and other local community agencies will be available as soon as possible.
If necessary, residents will be taken through a needs assessment to work out what help and information they might require for both the short and long-term.
The Community Hub will have the latest public information on the flooding emergency.
The hub is being coordinated by Maegan Bird from Homebuilders Trust. She says residents are welcome to turn up for a “cuppa and a chat”.
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