NationalKaikoura earthquake

Monday 28 Nov - 5:39 pm

The national response effort following the Kaikoura earthquake is continuing to make good progress. The priorities remain the same; taking care of essential needs such as food, shelter and medical requirements, as well as working towards recovery planning. The government has set up an 0800 Government Helpline (0800 779 997) to provide information on the availability of financial assistance and other support. Click the see more details link below for more information on available support and assistance.

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Local civil defence groups

Local authorities are responsible for civil defence emergency management (CDEM) in their area. If life or property is threatened always dial 111 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.

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