Ruapehu Region

Covid-19 Testing:

RAETIHI, OHAKUNE, NATIONAL PARK AND SURROUNDING AREAS

All COVID19 swabbing will be by appointment ONLY between the hours of 9.30am – 11.30am, Monday to Friday.

To make an appointment please call 08000 222 302.

TAUMARUNUI

The Community Based Assessment Centre at Taumarunui Hospital has now been shut down. If you think you require an assessment/test for Covid-19, you can call your local GP.


Welfare:

For assistance with anything from putting food on the table, to making sure you and your family are nice and warm heading into winter, feel free to call the approriate number below:

The Ruapehu District, Whanganui District, Rangitikei District use Manawatu/Whanganui Civil Defence’s number – 0800 725 678

Alternatively, Ruapehu residents can call the Ruapehu Civil Defence team by contacting the council on: 07 895 8188 or 06 385 8364