The New Zealand Quake Community is a public Network for everyone affected by the Christchurch earthquake on February 22, 2011. Quake victims can use this Network to find hosts who wish to offer them help and temporary shelter.
In the wake of the recent Christchurch earthquake, Kiwis have shown incredible generosity to the people of Christchurch, offering help with accommodation and other support. This Community is a free place to connect with other quake victims and those who wish to help.
About the New Zealand Quake Community This Community is where displaced residents of the Christchurch area can connect with locals who wish to offer them help and temporary shelter.
Victim of the quake? You can find local hosts offering shelter. Post a note on the Board, introducing yourself and telling us what you need.
Want to help? If you'd like to provide shelter for displaced residents and families, please post a note to connect with Kiwis who need your help.
Please note: hosts and displaced residents are strongly encouraged to complete their profiles in order to facilitate the hosting request process.
Assistance and Information Resources Educational Ministry Helpline : 0800 225 580 Educational Ministry Website: http://www.minedu.govt.nz/ Government Helpline: 0800 119 997 Red Cross: 0800 733 276 or +64 471 8250
Donation Channels * Mayoral relief fund at any BNZ branch: Account number 02-0800-084958-000 * Red Cross - www.redcross.org.nz/donate * Salvation Army: 0800 53 00 00 (Specify that your donation is for the 'Canterbury Earthquake Appeal') * Any ANZ Bank branch: Account number 01-1839-0188939-00 * Any National Bank branch: Account number 06-0869-0548507-00 * Any Westpac Bank branch: Account number 03-0207-0617331-00 * Any ASB Bank branch: Account number 12-3205-0146808-00 * Any BNZ Bank branch: Account number 02-0500-0982004-000 * Any Kiwibank branch: Account number: 38-9009-0759479-00
Tripping, hosting and couch surfing are done at your own risk: please use good judgement and act responsibly.