Waikato helpline

From Tuesday, June 2, the 0800 800 405 number set up during Alert Level Four will no longer be in operation, so if you need some help then here’s who to call: for financial assistance, please ring Work and Income on 0800 559 009 between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, and on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm; if you’ve been temporarily displaced from your home due to COVID-19 and need support to find short term temporary accommodation, please call the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Temporary Accommodation Service on 0508 754 163. And if you're still not sure who to talk to, you can call the Helpline from 8am to 5pm, seven days a week on 0800 779 997.