What it is
A lump sum payment to help you following a declared disaster.
The New Zealand Disaster Recovery Payment (NZ DRP) is a lump sum payment to support you if a declared disaster significantly affects you.
It’s not for minor damage or inconvenience. If you lost income as a direct result of the floods, you may also be eligible for New Zealand Disaster Recovery Allowance.
You can choose to get this payment in 2 instalments.
You must meet eligibility rules to get the New Zealand Disaster Recovery Payment.
Page last updated: 23 March 2021
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