Christchurch earthquake: how to help

22:09, Feb 22 2011

You can donate to victims of the earthquake at:

The Salvation Army:
Freephone 0800530000; online at; or by post:

The Salvation Army, PO Box 27001, Marion Square, Wellington, 6141. Mark correspondence: "Canterbury Earthquake Appeal".

Any ANZ Bank: Account number 01-1839-0188939-00.

Any National Bank: Account number 06-0869-0548507-00.

The Auckland University Students Association street appeal outside its Student Union building.

Vodafone users can donate $3 to the Red Alert Canterbury Earthquake Appeal by texting "Quake". Donations go to Red Cross Canterbury Earthquake Appeal.

You can donate to the Christchurch SPCA Pet Emergency Earthquake Fund through Westpac's account: 030802 0586429 00.

Donations to the Rotary New Zealand Canterbury Earthquake Appeal can be made via:

- Rotary New Zealand World Community Service, where there is a PayPal credit card facility

- internet banking to Westpac 03 1702 0192208 02 (international donors will require Swift Code WPACNZ2W)

- cheque made payable to RNZWCS Limited posted to PO Box 20309, Christchurch, New Zealand 8543