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101,000calls for help

150skilled paramedics

6replacement ambulances needed every year

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Every year, we provide services and support to almost 500,000 people across the Greater Wellington and Wairarapa region. Our ambulance and paramedic services are free, because we believe that in an emergency people should get the help they need without worrying about the cost. 


Everyday essentials

  • can go towards collars to protect a patient's spine.


Helpful equipment

  • could help buy us a manual ventilator to assist with breathing


Pain relief

  • pays for things like medication to relieve someone in severe pain

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Each week on average four people suffer a cardiac arrest somewhere in Greater Wellington and Wairarapa. The chances of someone surviving cardiac arrest go up hugely when bystanders get straight into administering CPR, and keep on doing it until help arrives. Find out how you can learn CPR ›

One One One Photography Exhibition

For the past 18 months Adrian Heke has been on the road with Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics. He has seen some extraordinary acts of kindness and courage. He captured what he saw on his camera. An exhibition of his photographs will be on display at St James Theatre, 3-12 November. See more details.  ›

One-of-a-Kindness Fundraising Gala

Join us on Saturday 25 November at the TSB Bank Arena for the One-of-a-Kindness fundraising gala, an unmissable event celebrating 90 years of Wellington Free Ambulance. Book your tickets ›