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Emergency Numbers

Here’s a list of some important numbers to keep by your phone in case you need to make a call.

Emergency Numbers

Police, Ambulance, Fire Dept.

  • From Land Line: 111
  • From Mobile Phones: 111

Poisons Information Centre

  • 24 Hour Information Line: 0800 764 766
  • For general information: (03) 479 7248

Advice & Support Numbers

  • Plunketline: 0800 933 922
  • Barnados Parent & Counselling Help: 0800 4 PARENT (0800 472 7368)
  • Child Safety Foundation: (09) 638 7603
  • La Leche League: (Breast Feeding Help & information) (09) 846 0752
  • Maternal Mental Health: (09) 630 9943 x4454
  • National Women’s Health Information: (09) 630 9943 x3516
  • Parent & Family Resource Centre (for families of children with special needs): (09) 636 0351
  • Family Information Service, Starship Hospital: (09) 307 4955
  • Parents’Centre: (04) 560 1990

Hospitals

Auckland

  • Starship Children’s Hospital: (09) 307 8900
  • Middlemore Hospital: (09) 276 0000
  • National Women’s Hospital: (09) 638 9919

Wellington

  • Lower Hutt Hospital: (04) 566 6999
  • Wellington Hospital: (04) 385 5999

Christchurch

  • Christchurch Women’s Hospital: (03) 364 4699
  • Christchurch Hospital: (03) 364 0640

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