A dedicated volunteer team of Internet people, web masters, programmers, and computer savvy helpers have built the Christchurch Earthquake Community Response site to coordinate help efforts. If you need help or can offer help, please go there.
Because of the dedicated site, this page is no-longer being maintained.
Missing Friends and Family:
- Canterbury Earthquake Response information by Environment Canterbury - Extensive contact information.
- NZ Red Cross Their site is often overloaded.
- Emergency accommodation: Welfare centre in Hagley park will close this evening because of rain forecast. Cowles Stadium open now, Pioneer Stadium open from 6pm
- Animals: Canterbury SPCA after hours emergency number 027 534 9862 until Sat 26, for animal emergencies outside normal hours.
- Google People Finder for Christchurch Earthquake.
- Google spreadsheet of missing people. Maintained by Twitter users.
- Messages for the missing page on Stuff.
- Red Cross missing person helpline 0800 733 276 or 0800 RED CROSS (Outside NZ + 64 7 850 2199). Please don't phone unless you need to.
- Animal lost and found facebook page set up by SAFE
- Free GP care until Thursday night, details at Voxy.
- Quake Aid is an on-line database listing help offered and help needed that helps connect people offering help with those needing help.
- Accommodation: Quake Escape Over 480 offers of accommodation to those who need it
- Accommodation, transport, labour and pets at Trademe
- Canadians: For any of our Canadian friends in distress in Christchurch, Canadian High Commission hotline: 04-473-9577
Sites of interest:
- Animated Christchurch Quake Map -- Visualise what's been happening since Sep 4 / Feb 22.
- Ministry of Consumer Affairs warning page on scams related to disaster appeals.
- Red Cross Appeal.
The Warehouse has Red Cross donation boxes in all stores. The Body Shop is also collecting donations in store.
- Salvation Army
- Appeal for laptops for Christchurch businesses (This isn't a normal charity, so please exercise caution.)
- Twitter: #eqnz and #chch
- Can someone give me facebook links please?
- Tomizone are offering free wifi for the next week. Hotspot map on site.
- Free Telecom Wifi - There is currently free wifi from Telecom, at Telecom Riccarton Mall, Cafe Zero (Cashmere Rd), and the Westpac Centre (Addington) ... NBR Report
From now on updates will be on Christchurch New Zealand.