Suicide Prevention Support in your region

There are Suicide Prevention and Postvention Coordinators across Aotearoa employed with different organisations.

Find out who to contact in your region:

Kia Piki Te Ora

Māori suicide prevention services are located in nine regions:

Northland (Whangarei & Kaitaia); South Auckland; Rotorua; Napier;  Ōpōtoki; Whanganui; Christchurch; & Invercargill.

Te Rūnanga o Te Rarawa 
Email  |  07 408 0141 
16 Mathews Ave, Kaitaia 

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Pikiao
Email  |  07 346 2795
1274 Fenton Street, Rotorua

Ngā Tai o Te Awa 
Email  |  06 348 9902 
142 Guyton St, Whanganui 

Ngāti Hine Health Trust 
Email  |  0800 737 573 
5 Walton St, Whangārei 

Te Ao Hou Trust 
Email  |  07 315 6266 | 0800 832 646 
38 King Street, Ōpōtiki 

He Waka Tapu 
03 373 8150|0800439252  
161 Pages Road, Christchurch 

Raukura Hauora o Tainui 
Email  |  07 846 1389 
S102A, The Base, Maahanga Drive, Hamilton 

Kupenga Hauora Ahuriri 
Email  |  06 835 1840 
5 Sale Street, Napier 

Ngā Kete Matauranga Pounamu 
Email  |  0800 925 242 
​92 Spey Street, Invercargill 

District Health Boards

There are 20 DHBs in New Zealand, each DHB has a suicide prevention and postvention plan and staff to provide suicide prevention and postvention coordination roles.  Contact your local DHB for information.

Tiaki whānau, tiaki ora


Through the Centre of Māori suicide prevention, Tiaki Whānau, Tiaki Ora Whānau Champions have been trained to deliver Māori suicide prevention resources to their whānau and work closely with whānau to reduce the risk of suicide.   To find out if there is a Whānau Champion in your area contact Pearl at: pearl.thompson@terauora.com

Director of the centre for māori suicide prevention

Alex Milner

Email:  Alex.Milner@terauora.com


Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellor

For FREE health advice, call Healthline on 0800 611 116

Call 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE)  or free text 4357 (HELP)

Suicide Crisis Helpline: Call 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger call emergency services on 111

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