First Aid App

A free and comprehensive pocket guide to first aid and emergency response. Download the app today for life saving skills at your fingertips.

Download the app today

For your smartphone or tablet:

App Store for iOS devices

Our first aid and emergency app is designed to give people life saving skills at their fingertips. The free app features simple, easy advice on everyday first aid scenarios, tips on how to prepare for natural disasters and step-by-step instructions on what to do during an emergency.

Preloaded content on the app means you have instant access to important first aid and emergency information, even without cell phone reception or an internet connection – anytime, anywhere. Today is a great day to refresh your first aid skills and get prepared for an emergency or disaster.

Emergency Guide

Get simple step-by-step guides to help you deal with first aid emergencies.

Knowledge and Advice 

Learn first aid using easy-to-understand animations and videos.

Global Mode

Get local emergency numbers and ‘help’ phrases as soon as you touch down in another country.

More about the app

The app covers five sections:


Simple, easy-to-understand advice and frequently asked questions on everyday first aid scenarios. Videos, step-by-step instructions and animations make it fun and easy to pick up. The app features up to date CPR and First Aid guidelines as set out by the New Zealand Resuscitation Council.


Get expert tips on how to prepare for some of the most common emergency situations. Includes checklists on how to prepare and tips on what to do during a natural disaster in accordance with Civil Defence.


This instantly accessible, step-by-step section gives you just enough information to know what to do in emergency first aid situations and allows you to call local emergency numbers from the app. When travelling overseas displays local emergency numbers and key help phases.


Find out more about the life-saving work of New Zealand Red Cross, including volunteering opportunities, latest news and information on first aid courses.

The App was developed for Aotearoa as part of the Universal App program by the Red Cross Global Disaster Preparedness Centre

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