Getting help

The following numbers cover most emergency or urgent situations.  If you think we've missed an important contact, please let us know.

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Life-threatening emergency Dial 111 for Police, Fire, or Ambulance service.

(If the Coastguard is needed, they will be called out by the Police.) 

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Poison help Call the Poisons Prevention Line on 0800 POISON (764 766), 24 hours 7 days. Poisons Prevention
Medical assistance Unless it's an emergency, call your doctor first.  DHB resources
Medical advice The Ministry of Health Healthline (0800-611-116) provides free, 24/7 advice on health issues. Interpreters available. Healthline
Civil defence emergency For information specific to Titahi Bay see the Titahi Bay Community Emergency Hub Guide and the Civil Defence pages on this site. Civil Defence
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Women's Refuge Call Women's Refuge on 234 6118 Women's Refuge
Family Violence Call Porirua Living Without Violence on 237 6009.  To contact the advocate for children and young people who witness family violence, email the Cannons Creek Fanau Centre. Porirua Living Without Violence
Rape Crisis Get Support, Phone: (04) 801 8973 Wellington Rape Crisis
Wellington sexual abuse help 04 237 8822 46 Mungavin Avenue ​Porirua Wellington HELP
Victim support Call: 0800 842 846 Victim Support
Dangerous driving Note the vehicle licence plate, time and brief description of driver then phone the Police on 111. Police
Porirua Citizens’ Advice Bureau Call: 04 237 8846 or 2nd Floor Pember House 16 Hagley Street Porirua Porirua Citizens'Advice Bureau

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Graffiti, vandalism, tagging and breaking bottles If you see it happening, phone the Police on 111.  If you discover it later, phone Porirua City Council on 237 5089, 24 hours 7 days. Porirua City Council Graffiti, Vandalism & Tagging
Litter, garden waste and rubbish dumping Phone Porirua City Council on 237 5089, 24 hours 7 days - litter officers can sometimes track down offenders!  Garden rubbish can spread weeds. Take your rubbish to the Spicer Landfill.  Porirua City Council Littering & Rubbish Dumping
Problem dogs Call Animal Control at Porirua City Council on 237 5089, 24 hours 7 days. Porirua City Council Animal Control
Neighbourhood issues Noise, stray animals, things  that need fixing ... If urgent call Porirua City Council 237-5089    Porirua City Council Neighbourhood Issues

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Porirua Citizens' Advice Bureau

Mon - Fri 9.30am to 3.30pm; 2nd Floor Pember House 16 Hagley Street; 04 237 8846

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