Trapped in a lift

Know who to contact if you are trapped in a lift, or if you are outside a lift and notice people trapped inside.

  • Press the emergency button.
  • Using the lift phone, ring the number displayed. If the phone does not work, continue ringing the bell until someone outside the lift hears you.
  • If you have a mobile phone contact Campus Security on (04) 463 9999 or (0800 842 8888)
  • Remain calm and help to keep others calm.

If you observe a malfunction from outside of the lift

  • Dial Campus Care on Ext 8888 (0800 842 8888) or (04) 463 9999 from a mobile phone.
  • If the people inside the lift can hear you, let them know that help is on the way.