Support following 14 November earthquakes
Support available to individuals and businesses while you manage the impact of the earthquakes
0800 Government Helpline
You can call the Government Helpline on 0800 779 997, from 8am - 6pm, Monday to Friday, business hours, if you:
- would like assistance
- are struggling to support yourself, or your family
- would like more information about how we can help.
Even if you don’t think you’d qualify, please call us because there are lots of ways we may be able to help, and we can point you in the right direction based on your situation.
We may be able to organise payments for you over the phone. You don’t have to be on a benefit.