What we do

We are at the frontline of medical response, providing ambulance services throughout New Zealand. We're also part of a much broader picture of health care, through our provision of first aid training, event medical services, AEDs (defibrillators), first aid kits and supplies, medical alarms, youth groups and a wide range of community programmes.

What we do at a glance

Central to everything we achieve is the energy and generosity of our volunteers and supporters.
Central to everything we achieve is the energy and generosity of our volunteers and supporters.

Ambulance Services

In New Zealand, the St John ambulance service treats and transports approximately 400,000 people every year.
In New Zealand, the St John ambulance service treats and transports approximately 400,000 people every year.

First Aid

Our first aid courses range from a basic Level One right through to advanced resuscitation training for health professionals.
Our first aid courses range from a basic Level One right through to advanced resuscitation training for health professionals.

Children and youth

Let’s all play a part in helping young children and youth to thrive.
Let’s all play a part in helping young children and youth to thrive.

Community Programmes

We work with communities throughout the motu, helping people to live healthier, happier and longer lives.
We work with communities throughout the motu, helping people to live healthier, happier and longer lives.

Event Health Services

We're NZ’s number one provider of event health services, providing medics for events of every size and description.
We're NZ’s number one provider of event health services, providing medics for events of every size and description.

St John Medical Alarms

Medical alarms help New Zealanders to enjoy independent living for longer. Ours is the only medical alarm that provides monitoring by Hato Hone St John.

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When to call 111

Call 111 and ask for "ambulance" when there is a medical emergency

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