What is RAPID numbering?
RAPID stands for Rural Address Property IDentification. It gives every rural residential property a road number, just like urban streets have. It can be hard to explain exactly where you live on long rural roads. RAPID is useful for emergency services such as police, fire, ambulance and civil defence. It is helpful for service providers such as NZ Post, Telecom, couriers and power authorities. Most of the rural areas in NZ are now RAPID numbered and the system has been very successful in assisting in fast location of rural properties.
Applying for a RAPID
Please follow the instructions below to order a RAPID number.
To supply a RAPID number we need accurate information so we identify the exact property and entrance.