Housing New Zealand is no longer running the temporary accommodation service for Canterbury people affected by the earthquakes.
The 0800 HELP 00 number has been replaced by 0800 673 227.
The Canterbury Earthquake Temporary Accommodation Service (CETAS) has been set-up and is available to help those people affected by the quakes who may be having difficulty accessing alternative accommodation.
This service is being run by the Ministry of Social Development and Department of Housing and Building.
Can you please update your files/alerts so you now direct any inquiries to 0800 673 227 or the visit the website www.quakeaccommodation.govt.nz