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Ambulance

 
For emergencies call 111
Deaf Emergency Fax 0800 16 16 10

Deaf Emergency Textphone (TTY)

0800 16 16 16

For general enquiries - St John

0800 ST JOHN

(0800 78 56 46)

Animal Emergencies

 

Animal Disease

Ministry of Agriculture and Foresty -

To report suspected exotic pests or diseases in Animals or Plants

0800 80 99 66

SPCA - 24 hour emergency service

Wanganui

(06) 345 3369
To report Animal Welfare Complaints 0800 32 70 27

Department of Conservation

Whale stranding and native wildlife

0800 362 468

Civil Defence

 
Wanganui District Council (06) 349 0001

www.wanganui.govt.nz

Ruapehu District Council (07) 895 8188

www.ruapehudc.govt.nz

Rangitikei District Council  

(06) 327 0009

www.rangitikei.govt.nz

 Electric Power Lines

 

Powerco Ltd

For broken or dangerous powerline situations only

For power outages - please contact your electricity retailer directly

0800 27 27 27

The Lines Company Ltd

Ohakune

Fault Reporting

Fault Information

0800 367 546

0800 367 328

OnTrack

Railways Electrification Control

0800 808 400
TrustPower - 24 hours 0800 87 87 87

Fire Service

 
For emergencies call 111
Deaf Emergency Fax 0800 16 16 10
Deaf Emergency Textphone (TTY) 0800 16 16 16

Gas

 
For emergencies call 111 and ask for the Fire Service 111

Broken or damaged mains and gas leaks

GasNet 24 hours

(06) 349 2050
NGC - Vector Ltd 0800 734 567

Health

 
Accident & Medical 24 hours (06) 348 1300
Wanganui Hospital (06) 348 1234

Medic Alert

Emergency only -look for the number on the patient's bracelet/necklace

Office enquiries (weekedays 8am - 4pm)

0800 653 358
Psychiatric Emergency House Treatment Team 0800 653 358

Personal Help Services

 
Concerns about Child Abuse 0508 326 459 24/7
Shakti - multilingual Crisis Call service for ethnic women in violent and/or abusive situations 0800 742 584 24/7
What’s Up - counselling for ages 5-18 0800 942 8787 24/7
Women’s Refuge Whanganui 0800 742 584 0800 733 843 North Island Option 4 or (06) 433 2204 24/7
City Mission 0508 326 459 24/7
Whanganui Family Violence Intervention (06) 345 6681
Samaritians  0800 72 66 66
Women's Refuge (06) 344 2204 

Poisons and Hazardous Chemicals

 
National Posions Centre - 24 hour poison advice  0800 764 766

Police

 
For emergencies call   111
Crimestoppers – to report crime anonymously 0800 555 111 24/7
Deaf Emergency Fax  0800 16 16 10
Deaf Emergency TTY  0800 16 16 16
Wanganui Police (06) 349 0600

Railway Emergencies

 

Emergency Reporting Service

For railway blocakage, overhead lines, level crossings or other railway emergencies

0800 808 400

Rescue Services

 

For emergencies, call 111 and ask for the Police or contact any local police station

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