Help in Medical Emergencies for Hearing or Speech Impaired (Sep 2018)


How do people with hearing and/or speech difficulties get help in a medical emergency?


The NZ Police website lists the numbers to be used if the caller has speech and/or hearing difficulties, for either text or fax services; the numbers are: 

0800 16 16 16   OR  0800 16 16 10. 

They can also register to text 111 (click here for details). 

TXT 111



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