St John has a strong commitment to continuous improvement.
It’s green for go as we unveil our new uniforms
Ours are the only medical alarms in New Zealand monitored directly by St John
Life skills development programmes for young people aged 6 to 18.
St John is New Zealand’s leading provider of ambulance services.
Do I need to pay for an ambulance?
St John is a charity. We rely on donations and volunteers to deliver our services.
We are a leading provider of first aid training for individuals, groups and workplaces
St John is New Zealand’s number one provider of event medical services.
Volunteers are our lifeblood - a critical component of the St John ethos.
St John has a strong commitment to continuous improvement and a key aspect of this is ensuring we listen to the "voice of the customer/patient"
It’s green for go as we unveil our new uniforms: The organisation’s first major uniform upgrade in twelve years.
Medical alarms help seniors and people with disabilities to continue enjoying independent living for longer. They also provide reassurance for families and friends. Ours is the only medical alarm that is monitored directly by St John. Try a St John Medical Alarm, there’s no charge during the trial period, even if you need an ambulance.
St John Youth programmes help young New Zealanders to develop first aid, health care, leadership and life skills. Penguins are aged 6 to 8, Cadets are aged 8 to 18.
In New Zealand, the St John Ambulance Service treats and transports approximately 400,000 people every year. We have more than 600 operational vehicles and 200 ambulance stations.
Our Ambulance Services are not fully Government funded. Contracts with the Ministry of Health, ACC and District Health Boards (DHBs) fund just under 80% of our Ambulance Service direct operating costs.
St John is a registered charity. We rely on the generosity of New Zealanders to fund the caring and health-related services that we provide. Last year we attended over 336,000 emergency incidents a 6.6% annual rise.
First aid is at the heart of St John. In addition to our ambulance services, we provide training courses, kits and supplies, AEDs. We also provide up-to-date first aid information right here on this website.
St John is New Zealand’s number one provider of medical services at events. We provide medical coverage at some of the largest and most high profile events in the country; we also look after small events.
Every year more than 8000 New Zealanders give their time to St John as volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering for St John, we’d like to hear from you.