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High demand for new online counselling service

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 5:04 pm | 0800Whatsup

The 0800 What’s Up online counselling pilot for young New Zealander’s is exceeding expectations with demand doubling since its launch last October. More >>

0800 What’s Up celebrates International Child Helpline Day

Friday, 16 May 2014, 5:19 pm | 0800Whatsup

17 May is International Child Helpline Day when child helplines around the world celebrate their work and achievements. More >>

Maude Morris rewrites her parents’ 0800 What’s Up song

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 11:13 am | 0800Whatsup

Barnardos New Zealand 0800 What’s Up is celebrating Music Month with the release of a new theme song. Maude Morris, a 19 year old musician from Hawke’s Bay and daughter to New Zealand musicians Ian Morris (Th’Dudes) and Kim Willoughby (When ... More >>

More Canterbury children seek help

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 2:23 pm | 0800Whatsup

The number of Canterbury children seeking help from the 0800 What’s Up children’s helpline has increased considerably over the past couple of years. The service has seen a continuing increase in calls from the Canterbury region since the earthquakes. More >>

Child Helpline unsurprised by international study

Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 9:24 am | 0800Whatsup

The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement survey showing that bullying in New Zealand schools is in the worst category in the world comes as no surprise to national child helpline 0800WHATSUP. Young callers have been ... More >>

0800WHATSUP data reveals children’s concerns

Friday, 29 February 2008, 4:45 pm | 0800Whatsup

Problems with friends and peers, bullying, problems at home, loneliness, coping at school, health, self-esteem, relationship breakups, abuse and harassment – these are some of the concerns children talk about when they call 0800WHATSUP. More >>

Kiwi Children Face Mental Health Problems

Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 4:23 pm | 0800Whatsup

The importance of good mental health in the development of young people in New Zealand is recognised in the Monitoring the Health of New Zealand Children and Young People: Indicator Handbook released today, says 0800WHATSUP Executive Director, Grant Taylor. More >>


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