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COVID-19 Resources for Eastbourne

New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 2 Reduce

Last updated: 9:00am Tuesday 28th April 2020

(Let us know if information is incorrect, out of date, or missing, email bruce.spedding@huttcity.govt.nz)


111 is the emergency number for Police, Fire and Ambulance.

Use 111 to report things that are happening now, or need immediate action.


105 is the number for Police non-emergencies.

You can use 105 or https://105.police.govt.nz/ to report things that have already happened that don’t need urgent Police assistance. This includes Covid-19 breaches.

National Poisons Centre 0800 764 766
COVID-19 Dedicated Healthline 0800 358 5453
COVID-19 phone for all non-clinical information 0800 779 997


PlunketLine 0800 933 922


Family Violence & Sexual Violence support



Women's Refuge 0800 REFUGE, 0800 733 843


Healthline: Free health advice and information, anytime – 0800 611 116
Need to talk? To connect with a professional counsellor free call or text 1737
The Depression Helpline (0800 111 757)
Lifeline (0800 543 354)
Samaritans (0800 726 666)
Youthline (0800 376 633)
Alcohol Drug Helpline (0800 787 797)
If you think you have symptoms:

If you are experiencing fever and a cough, sore throat or shortness of breath and have traveled internationally, or been in contact with someone who has, then please do not go into your local health centre, ring first to get advice. Medical Centres are not taking walk-in appointments, please book any appointment by email, online or phone first.


If you are registered with Muritai Health Center ring 04 562 7606, otherwise ring your own GP.



Latest Official COVID-19 News


https://covid19.govt.nz - Official Website
Health Related



or call 0800 358 5453

If you don't have the essentials you need
to get through lockdown (such as food, medication or cleaning supplies) try
calling a neighbour, family member or friend who lives nearby or check the
availability for shopping online. If these are not available, then for Wellington ring
0800 141 967 between 7am and 7pm.

Daily Email Newsletter

https://covid19.govt.nz/latest-updates/daily-newsletter/ -


Hutt City Information



2020 Influenza Immunisation Campaign

The government’s priority is vaccinating the groups at higher risk such as those over 65 years, and with underlying health conditions. You will receive a flu shot in due course if you are waiting.




Financial Issues

Most banks are putting in place options for people and businesses facing financial difficulties, so check with your bank first.

Price complaints - email pricewatch@mbie.govt.nz


Citizens Advice Bureau

CAB still up and running via email, phone and chat (no face-to-face). Www.cab.org.nz,  0800 367 222 ( free from mobiles ) or petone@cab.org.nz


Transport (Metlink)

SUNDAY TIMETABLES from Wed 25 March. No cash sales. All Harbour ferry services are cancelled until further notice. All rail and bus services free until June



Local Business Support - who’s open and when
Keep Eastbourne Safe - police are asking Eastbourners not to leave the area unless
essential and not available locally. Support our local shops or businesses.
Check out the L3-Delivery page for details of local businesses delivering and / or providing contactless pickup
Four Square Supermarket 

Open 9am - 7pm. Access controlled. Delivery by arrangement to elderly, recently overseas, self-isolation - email 4square.eastbourne@foodstuffs.co.nz


Eastbourne Pharmacy 

Open 8:30am - 6:00pm, 04-562 8057, Access controlled.


Eastbourne Dairy 

Open 7:00am - 9:00pm, 04-562 8403, Access controlled.

Muritai Health 

Open 8:30am-5:00pm weekdays, 04-562 7606 (always ring first)


Other businesses still open

Some major retailers are open to online orders with delivery of selected goods only. Check online for details: Briscoes, Smiths City, Noel Leeming,The Warehouse, Bunnings, Mitre10, Placemakers.


For Eastbourne IT support and supplies contact www.solved.net.nz

Council  / Local Services
The community fridge is closed
Recycling - glass only in bins!

All other recycling to go in rubbish bag (or preferably you can save for when recycling resumes)


Boomerang (Community) Bags

Temporarily removed. Library crate will remain for returning bags, please do not remove bags from this crate.

Eastbourne Library

Closed (all libraries) - no overdues charged from 22 March until further notice.​

Lots of electronic resources available, books, mags, learning resources - https://library.huttcity.govt.nz/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/OPAC/ODBS



Business support

Hutt Valley Business Support - (facebook)  https://www.facebook.com/groups/huttvalleybusinesssupport/

Local support/self-help groups 


Contacts listed below (start your own if not listed or contact us if you need help)


Hinau Street - 5627520 or 0272431945 (George And Larane Tuffin)

Orihau Terrace https://www.facebook.com/milika.nederlof

Konini Street https://www.facebook.com/groups/koninistreeteastbourne/

Pukatea Street https://www.facebook.com/groups/552259652081009/

Kauri Street https://www.facebook.com/gen.packer email gen at genevievepacker.com

Nikau Street https://www.facebook.com/groups/nikaustreetemergencypreparedness/

Kowhai & Karaka Streets - https://www.facebook.com/groups/213348539918902/

Marine Parade, Muritai Road to Rata Streets - (Mike Blackman?) - not confirmed.

Miro Street - davebrown@xtra.co.nz (Dave Brown)

Muritai Road south of Nikau Street 04 5628948 (Jenny)

Muritai Road MacKenzie Road to Makaro Street https://www.facebook.com/groups/MuritaiRoadMacKenzietoMakaro/

Muritai Road north of Rona Street 0211473732 (Michael Booth) 

Oroua Street 0224164862 (Sophie Marsh)

Rata St/Tuatoru St 5-15 and Marine Parade 115-129 and 2 houses on Makaro St that join our block - 0210515270 (Janet)

Matipo Street - Lloyd Rance - lrance@xtra.co.nz 0274439252

Russo Terrace - 022 640 2007 (Tom)

Maire Street - https://www.facebook.com/groups/MaireStreetEastbourne/davesarg@xtra.co.nz -Barbara Sarginson

Karamu Street & Ngaio Street - 0279464778 (Richard)


Days Bay

Pitoitoi Rd - Becky Grenfell - beckygrenfell@gmail.com
Korimako Rd - Mark Grenfell - holmwood.grenfell@gmail.com

Kotari Road - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1463532310458505/

 or email vjhorrocks@gmail.com

Lowry Bay

dandjmiller@gmail.com or 045891718

Point Howard/Sorrento Bay

email pthowardassn@gmail.com

Mahina Bay



Sunshine Bay

Ph 04 562 8202 , deljon100@gmail.com (Delphine)


York Bay



Community Groups

RNZRSA - all ANZAC Day services are to be cancelled.

Eastbourne Retired Persons’ Association (ERPA) - meetings cancelled until further notice.

Eastbourne Youth Group - closed until further notice.

ECC - centenary on hold.

Eastbourne Lions - April meetings cancelled


Te Papa and other major museums around the country have been closed.


Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC)

Facilities and vehicle access to parks closed. Baring Head access closed completely.



Hutt City Council (HCC)

From Sunday 22 March all of our community facilities are closed to the public, as a precaution to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Council’s main offices on Laings Road will remain open to public.



HCC cancellations/postponements page