Get Emergency Help

In an emergency dial 111. This connects you to the police, ambulance and fire service.

You can call 111 free from cellphones, landlines and phone boxes.

Note: you can still call 111 even if you've run out of money on your cellphone.


You can also access the following support lines that are open 24 hours , 7 days a week:

Call free on  0800 611 116  for advice and information from a trusted registered nurse.

Call free on 0800 611 116 for advice and information from a trusted registered nurse.

PlunketLine is a toll-free parent helpline and advice service available to all families, whānau and caregivers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call  0800 933 922  for parenting help. Calls are free from cell phones.

PlunketLine is a toll-free parent helpline and advice service available to all families, whānau and caregivers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 0800 933 922 for parenting help. Calls are free from cell phones.

Free call or text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor. This service is completely free. 1737, need to talk? is New Zealand’s national mental health & addictions helpline number and run as part of the National Telehealth Service. 

Free call or text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor. This service is completely free. 1737, need to talk? is New Zealand’s national mental health & addictions helpline number and run as part of the National Telehealth Service.