Severe weather events
Civil Defence latest information
For latest updates and links on the impact of the cyclone and also the recent Auckland weather events. Where to get support.
Find your local civil defence group
Local authorities are responsible for Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) in their area. If life or property is threatened always dial 111 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.
Need to talk?
The current and recent weather events are distressing.
If you, or someone you know, needs mental wellbeing support or advice then call or text 1737 anytime.
There is also some great advice on managing stress in an emergency here.
Several roads have been impacted by recent weather events. View the Waka Kotahi traffic map for the latest available information on road closures and delays.
Online help for health info and self-care resources
The Health Navigator website has reliable and trustworthy health information and self-care resources – including about diarrhoea, vomiting, sunburn, the morning after pill.
Information about self-isolating, support, and treatment for people with mpox (monkeypox) and what to do if you’re a close contact.
Information about measles and also exposure locations in Aotearoa.
Find details and opening times for pharmacies and other healthcare providers
Healthpoint provides up-to-date information about healthcare providers (GPs, pharmacies, social services, hospitals, testing and vaccination sites, mental health support) and their opening hours and services.
If you’re away from home and have forgotten your regular medications, most pharmacies can help with a three-day supply. Search for a pharmacy near you.
COVID health information
General COVID-19 information
Click here for general information on COVID-19 including isolation, testing and travel information.
How to manage at home if you have COVID
Healthpoint - Testing Centre Location
Find out more by clicking on the link above
COVID vaccination information
COVID-19 Govt Website - Vaccine Information
Information about vaccine strategy, safety and effectiveness, getting a vaccine, fact sheets about the vaccine and the immunisation process.
COVID-19 vaccine in children 5 years old and over
Here are some common questions and answers for COVID vaccine for children.
COVID vaccination calculator
Click here to this great COVID vaccination calculator that links to here
Summer health information
Vomiting & diarrhoea
Find out more details on the link above
Sunburn details on the link above
First aid measures for accidents
What to do if you have an accident – ACC
Find out how to claim for an injury or accident with ACC.