Useful Contacts

Contact the Department of Conservation (DOC) and/or the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) if you find a dead bird, beached whale, or other native animal that might need help. They will let you know what to do next.

Report 1 or 2 sick, injured or dead animals

Phone the DOC emergency hotline 0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468).

Report whale or dolphin strandings

Phone the DOC emergency hotline 0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468).

Report a group (3 or more) of sick, injured or dead animals

Phone the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) pest and disease hotline 0800 80 99 66.

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Christchurch 8051

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