NZ Post and Kiwibank support Red Cross earthquake appeal

15 November 2016

New Zealand Post and Kiwibank are encouraging people to donate to the Red Cross emergency appeal to help communities affected by the November earthquakes.

New Zealand Red Cross has mobilised emergency response teams in the upper South Island and will provide practical support including water and sanitation supplies.

Donations to the Red Cross November 2016 Earthquake Appeal can be made at any PostShop and Kiwibank branch, or can be paid into the Kiwibank Emergency Appeal account 38 9010 0620343 02, reference: SP132, code: 2016EQ.

“To help get the fund started, New Zealand Post is donating $25,000 to the November 2016 Earthquake Appeal,” says Ashley Smout, Group General Manager Customer Engagement at New Zealand Post

“We know the Red Cross has the experience to help those most in need following the earthquakes and we are very pleased to be able to support their appeal.”

"We encourage people to make use of our national retail network and come into one of our stores to make a donation,” says Ashley Smout.

As well as making a donation at a PostShop or Kiwibank, donations can be made online at, at any Red Cross service centre, by post to New Zealand Red Cross – Supporter Services, PO Box 12140, Thorndon, Wellington 6144, or by calling 0800 RED CROSS