COVID-19 and Drought Conditions
COVID-19 / National State of Emergency
New Zealand is now in a National State of Emergency.
Please contact the following resources if you are in need:
|If you are showing symptoms
||Healthline: 0800 358 5453.
|Free government helpline
||0800 779 997
available from 8am–1am, 7 days a week.
Financial assistance or
support for your business or household, .
| Work and Income: 0800 559 009
For the latest updates on COVID-19 in New Zealand, please visit www.covid19.govt.nz
For updates from the regional Emergency Coordination Centre, please visit the Horizons Regional Council website.
For information on the local response to COVID-19, click here.
Water shortages / Drought conditions
Tararua District and the wider region has been experiencing drought conditions, resulting in water shortages in some areas.
For information on water in the Tararua Distict, click here.