Helpline for Hobsonville and Whenuapai assistance
Media Advisory No 5
10.45am, 7 December
Helpline for Hobsonville and Whenuapai
assistance: 0800 77 9997
The Ministry of Social
Development has activated the Government helpline for people
affected by yesterday’s tornado and weather event in
Hobsonville and Whenuapai who require immediate, coordinated
information about services and assistance.
needing assistance can phone the helpline on 0800 77
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