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Health and Wellbeing Support


Anxiety is very common during an emergency event such as a flooding and evacuation. This is a normal response to a very stressful situation. Talking to people and helping others can be both therapeutic and useful.

If you need further support for yourself or for others:

  • call your general practice, after-hours GP practice or Healthline on 0800 611 116
  • free-call or text 1737 to talk to a trained counsellor
  • call Rural Support Trust on 0800 787 254 to talk to someone who understands the pressures of rural life.
  • in an emergency, call 111.

See tips on getting enough sleep during challenging times.

See advice for explaining to children what is going on – how to talk to them and listen to them.



Information factsheets in different languages can be found on the National Emergency Management Agency website.

Whakapā atu ki tō kaunihera

Contact your Council

Masterton District Council

161 Queen Street, Masterton
27 Lincoln Road, Masterton


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Phone: 06 370 6300




Masterton Library

54 Queen Street, Masterton

Carterton District Council

28 Holloway Street, Carterton


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Phone: 06 379 4030

Email: info@cdc.govt.nz


Carterton Library

50 Holloway Street, Carterton

South Wairarapa District Council

19 Kitchener Street, Martinborough


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Phone: 06 306 9611

Email: enquiries@swdc.govt.nz

Featherston Library

70 Fitzherbert Street, Featherston

Greytown Library

89 Main Street, Greytown


Recovery Manager,
PO Box 9, Carterton, 5743

This page brings together information and resources for individuals and communities across Wairarapa impacted by natural hazards.