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Newly-merged Lifeline uses Rebrand to Signal Change

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 2:10 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline New Zealand rebrands to Lifeline Aotearoa, merging eight local Centres with new image and logo More >>

Lifeline New Zealand views recommendations

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 4:38 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline New Zealand views recommendations on media reporting of suicide as a "positive first step." More >>

LifeLine Christchurch has gone to the Dogs, thanks to Fletc

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 11:02 am | LifeLine

LifeLine Christchurch is a free 24/7 telephone helpline which takes over 15,000 crisis calls per year. The free service is only possible with the commitment of a strong team of over 100 intensively trained volunteer telephone counsellors. More >>

New Manager for Lifeline Northland

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 4:25 pm | LifeLine

Media release from Lifeline Auckland New Manager for Lifeline Northland Liz Cassidy Nelson is the newly appointed Regional Manager of Lifeline Aotearoa – Northland. Formerly the director and principal consultant of Aria Management, Liz has considerable ... More >>

Lifeline Aotearoa: Interactive Intelligence for Counsellors

Monday, 2 July 2012, 1:03 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearora has announced that it will deploy the Interactive Intelligence (Nasdaq: ININ) all-in-one IP communications software suite, Customer Interaction Center ™ (CIC), for use in its Auckland counselling centre. More >>

Wiremu Walmsley to Head Lifeline Aotearoa

Monday, 30 April 2012, 5:23 pm | LifeLine

Wiremu Walmsley, previously manager for Raukura Hauora O Tainui in Counties Manukau, has joined Lifeline Aotearoa to head the organisation’s suicide prevention education division. More >>

Gambling Helpline, Kidsline work together on gambling

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 1:35 pm | LifeLine

Two of the country’s leading helplines, Gambling Helpline and Kidsline, have agreed to work more closely together, providing a consistent approach towards helping families and individuals affected by problem gambling More >>

Suicide Prevention Helpline Extends Hours 0508 TAUTOKO

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 10:21 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa’s toll-free, National Suicide Prevention Helpline is extending its service hours. The helpline known as 0508 TAUTOKO is now open from 12 Midday to12 Midnight, 7 days a week. 0508 TAUTOKO is a crisis support service for anyone ... More >>

Talking about Suicide Saves Lives

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 1:45 pm | LifeLine

“Unfortunately, everyone has a suicide story,” says Lifeline Aotearoa CEO, Jo Denvir. The leading helplines organisation is preparing for World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September by issuing a call to all New Zealanders to talk more about suicide. More >>

Lifeline launches volunteer recruitment campaign

Friday, 24 June 2011, 11:41 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa is searching for new volunteers to train for its telephone counselling programme, as the organisation celebrates this year’s Volunteer Awareness Week. More >>

Bullying calls on the increase, says Kidsline

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 11:25 am | LifeLine

Kidsline has seen an 11% increase in calls from under 14’s because of bullying, and an increase of 87% in calls relating to electronic bullying, says Lifeline Aotearoa CEO, Jo Denvir. More >>

People Throughout New Zealand Desperate to Talk

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 2:08 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa has noticed a surge in phonecalls from people throughout New Zealand, who just need someone to talk to, says Lifeline Aotearoa CEO Jo Denvir. Volunteers have been called in from around Auckland to ensure all available lines are fully ... More >>

LifeLine calls up 36% in September

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 2:10 pm | LifeLine

Callers to LifeLine, the 24/7 national telephone and email counselling service, jumped by 36% in September to 14,565 (August: 10,725) in part due to the Canterbury earthquake, but have been steadily climbing for more than a year driven by New Zealanders’ ... More >>

LifeLine Poetry Reading

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 5:25 pm | LifeLine

Award winning local author Jessica Le Bas will be reading her poetry at a function at the Boathouse on May 4, as a fundraiser for LifeLine Nelson. More >>

Christchurch Mensline continues strong.

Monday, 8 March 2010, 9:59 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Auckland is suspending its "Mensline" telephone counselling service, it announced on Thursday. More >>

Lifeline Auckland Reviews Services

Thursday, 4 March 2010, 10:45 am | LifeLine

The tight economic climate and insufficient funds from grants and donations has forced Lifeline Auckland to review some of its specialist volunteer services. Lifeline Auckland’s Board of Trustees has agreed to suspend Mensline and is considering other fundraising ... More >>

World-first programme to help fight depression

Wednesday, 19 August 2009, 2:42 pm | LifeLine

In a world first, Lifeline Aotearoa has developed a web-cam support service to help young people with depression, in addition to existing online, phone and text-based support linked to the Ministry of Health funded interactive website More >>

A depressed economy means more depressed Kiwis

Tuesday, 30 June 2009, 3:17 pm | LifeLine

The effects of the recession - job losses, house repossessions and personal debt - are all taking their toll on the nation’s mental health. More >>


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