New Zealand Health, Insurance & Safety
Health, Insurance and Safety are concerns for travelling to any destination; it is wise to practise a measure of security for you, family and belongings.
The simplest of things can be the most helpful in having a pleasurable holiday.
We at Eske Style hopes that the following advice and information is beneficial for your fun holiday.
In an Emergency while in New Zealand dial 111 from any phone for Police, Fire, or Ambulance.
Deaf Emergency Textphone (TTY) 0800 16 16 16
Deaf Emergency Fax 0800 16 16 10
24Hour Health Advice
Healthline is a free telephone health information service. Registered nurses at Healthline assess a caller's health needs and give information and advice. This helps a caller decide on the type of health care they need.
Ph 0800-611-116 while in New Zealand 24hrs.
Healthline is accessible to everyone with a phone. It provides:
Travel & Health Insurance
For your peace of mind while travelling around New Zealand, it is advisable that you invest in travel insurance, to replace any item lost. Also health insurance, to protect you from that large bill , for that injury that could occur.
New Zealand’s public medical, private medical, and hospital facilities, provide a high standard of treatment and service. This service is not free to visitors except as a result of an accident.
The Accident Compensation Corporation “ACC” will pay for some of the treatment costs to an accident related injury, which occurrs in New Zealand during your vacation. Accident Compensation Corporation does not pay any additional costs resulting from the accident.
When exploring New Zealand’s countryside, whether you are driving, hiking, tramping, biking, camping or just taking in the rays of the sun, there are some points you should take into consideration, to make the experience enjoyable.
While enjoying your water activities please follow water safety practises . This will allow you to come back again, and experience the fun all over again.
There are different safety procedures to consider with each type of water activity that you enjoy doing. The Water Safety New Zealand Inc has good advice for your water safety while visiting New Zealand.
Wherever you park your vehicle it is wise to; at night, park in a well lit area, and at all times, lock your vehicle, and take your wallet or purse, money and passport with you. There is also a saying “Out of sight, Out of mind” this can be referred to ensuring that possessions not visible to the eye.
Surgery Information & Assistance
Medilink Limited is a New Zealand based Health Management Company who provides assistance with arranging surgical treatments in New Zealand.
They help residents and non-residents with health related issues. They provide a Medical Insurers Service, Specialist Medical Advisory Panel and they have an Individual Client Support and Advisory Service to help you.
Phone 0800-263-345 while in New Zealand. Between 8.30am-5.00pm. There is a pre recorded message if you ring after 5.00pm.