finda businesses who are helping

Many of the great finda advertisers are pulling together to help with the efforts in Christchurch. Here’s some who’ve got in touch with us … Naja Garden Centre We are collecting donations for Christchurch at our store and we are also holding a fund-raising evening on Mar 17th from 4pm to 7pm “Go Green for Red and Black” – plant a tree for Christchurch! $5.00 entry fee (includes a drink) and 50% of all sales to Christchurch Earthquake Fund Find our contact & location details...

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Key Christchurch contact numbers

For all emergencies please call 111 immediately – for government assistance with the earthquake please call 0800 779 997 Missing People The number to call is 0800 RED CROSS (0800 733 276). People enquiring from outside New Zealand should call +64 7 850 2199 Power and Gas Orion are working to restore power & ask you NOT to contact them UNLESS it’s an emergency. Visit their website for full details. Their Emergency 24 hour hotline is 0800 363 9898. Christchurch City Council If you need to contact the city council for any reason their customer service line is now being staffed 03...

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Beds, homes – accommodation

Right now there is a real need to support Christchurch through the offer of accommodation, ranging from beds to houses, units to¬†apartments. Can you help? Or do you need accommodation? The following list of sites are helping organise the offers, and put people in touch with those in need. Quakebeds.co.nz – great list of places to find a bed Google Spreadsheet – a always updating spreadsheet of offers/needs TradeMe – list of trade ‘listings’ offering support Quakeescape – at writing has over 4,000 beds...

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Missing people in Christchurch

There are a number of ways to check on or learn about missing people from the Christchurch Earthquake. This page contains a list of various services for helping track down missing people Red Cross Social Media Google People Finder The Red Cross have a toll free contact number which you can call 0800 RED CROSS (0800 733 276). People enquiring from outside New Zealand should call +64 4 471 8250. You can visit the Red Cross website too however it is under heavy load www.redcross.org.nz Both Facebook & Twitter...

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What you need to know

ACC Claims For assistance on accidental death claims please phone 0800 222 075 experienced staff will take those calls and answer questions Roading Information on earthquake damage to state highways in Canterbury will be regularly updated on www.highwayinfo.govt.nz or is available by phoning 0800 444 449. » Full road closure details Water Christchurch city is currently trucking water into areas without water. They have a full schedule of when water is being delivered on their official Earthquake site. NOTE As of today (1st March) water in Christchurch will be Chlorinated – PLEASE...

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Christchurch Donations & Help

The panel below provides all sorts of helpful information if you are able to donate money, time, food, accommodation, yourself … Christchurch needs your help Other Donation Options NZ Govt Appeal Red Cross Salvation Army Banks Accommodation Telephones Food & Other Goods ¬† Christchurch Earthquake Appeal On 22 February 2011, Christchurch and the surrounding area were struck by an earthquake that caused severe damage and tragic casualties. The New Zealand...

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