Christchurch Port Hills fires Emergency Information

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the Christchurch Port Hills fires. Please use the links below for support and information. 

To get up-to-date news and advice on the Port Hill fires follow: 

We also have general information in alternate formats for how to prepare, act and get support on our emergency preparation and support webpage. 

If your life, health or property are in danger please call 111 immediately. You can text if you are registered for the 111 text service. Learn about registering for the 111 text service external URL . 

Whaikaha – Ministry of Disabled People, is a support agency under the Aotearoa New Zealand Civil Defence legislation. This means we support agencies that have the responsibility for leading an emergency response and recovery.