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Changes to the Community Support Package - North Island floods and Cyclone Gabrielle

The Community Support Fund/Provider Support Fund is now oversubscribed so we will not be taking any further applications as from Tuesday 4 April. MSD will continue to review applications received before this date.

This Community Support Package iss for community groups and providers so they can continue to deliver response and recovery efforts for people, whānau and communities in affected regions around Aotearoa New Zealand.

$2m has been added to the Food fund and the funding caps for both the Provider Support Fund and the Community Support Fund have been increased.

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