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

Taupo/Turangi use Taupo Civil Defence’s number – 0800 800 405 or 07 376 0803

And if you’re feeling lonely, anxious, or just need someone to talk to, free-call or txt, 1737 to talk to a trained counsellor, at anytime of day or night.


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