The number is: 0800 884 222 (7am to 7pm)
An 0800 number has been set up to help the vulnerable and isolated members of our community during the Level 4 lock down.
This number is for people who do not have networks or support from family, friends or neighbours, and are worried about running out of groceries, warm blankets or other essential services they may rely on.
The latest updates, information and advice from the New Zealand Government on COVID-19 can be found at www.covid19.govt.nz
Local information for the Bay of Plenty region can be found on the Civil Defence website www.bopcivildefence.govt.nz