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Happy Bangers Tour A Sizzler For Lifeline

Friday, 15 July 2022, 9:22 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa is encouraging New Zealand to get behind a tasty campaign aimed at not only raising funds but encouraging people to reach out for help during difficult times. Hawke’s Bay sausage manufacturers, the Beard Brothers, have embarked on ... More >>

George FM Steps In To Cover Shortfall For Lifeline

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 12:19 pm | LifeLine

Unbelievably generous and vital support – that’s how Lifeline Aotearoa is describing the effort by George FM in meeting a shortfall in donations following the cancellation of the Rhythm and Vines festival earlier in the year. <img src="" ... More >>

Friday Night Quiz Fundraiser For Lifeline

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 12:17 pm | LifeLine

Featuring Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Jermaine Clement and others <img src="" width="720" height="378"> This Friday 24 September at 7:30pm, all of New Zealand is invited to leave their lockdown woes behind and test ... More >>

Lifeline calls up 38% compared to last lockdown

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 2:59 pm | LifeLine

Crisis helpline Lifeline Aotearoa is seeing an increase in complex calls as well as a steady increase in overall calls and texts as lockdown continues in Auckland. Calls and texts are up almost 40% compared to level 4 lockdown in 2020, and up more ... More >>

Lifeline Calls For Greater Connection And Resilience To Further Push Down Suicide Rates

Friday, 21 August 2020, 3:50 pm | LifeLine

In response to today’s news of reduced suicide rates, Lifeline Aotearoa’s Clinical Manager, Renee Mathews commented: “There’s a glimmer of hope here for New Zealand and yet, as the Chief Coroner has mentioned, this is cold comfort for those who have ... More >>

Lifeline counsellors to meet with Harry and Meghan

Friday, 26 October 2018, 9:32 am | LifeLine

AUCKLAND, October 24, 2018 – Lifeline representatives will be meeting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, on Monday 29th October in Wellington during their upcoming tour of New Zealand. More >>

Lifeline: Suicide affects everyone

Friday, 24 August 2018, 4:44 pm | LifeLine

The provisional suicide figures for the 2017-2018 period released earlier today show that 668 New Zealanders have lost their lives to suicide. More >>

Lifeline Expands to Offer Text Support for Those in Distress

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 10:25 am | LifeLine

Today, Lifeline announces the launch of its free text support service – HELP (4357) as part of its suicide prevention strategy to increase access to support for people in distress. More >>

Lifeline welcomes mental health inquiry

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 9:41 am | LifeLine

Lifeline welcomes the news of a Mental Health Inquiry to be led by Professor Ron Patterson, the former Health and Disability Commissioner. More >>

Lifeline urges Kiwis to not be bystanders

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10:21 am | LifeLine

The provisional suicide figures for the 2016-2017 period released yesterday show that what we’re doing as a nation to prevent suicide is not working, according to Lifeline Executive Director, Glenda Schnell. “Despite having many great programmes ... More >>

Kiwis urged to Give up Their Coffee Today

Friday, 9 June 2017, 12:58 pm | LifeLine

Campaign kicks off urging Kiwis to donate to lifesaving support service to help deal with influx More >>

Lifeline Aotearoa experience high demand after quake

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 10:58 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa experienced a significant increase in demand following yesterday morning’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake. More >>

Lifeline launches ad campaign in fight for survival

Monday, 29 August 2016, 11:14 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa today launched a “Help Keep Lifeline Alive” campaign as part of its fight for survival. More >>

Lifeline Aotearoa fighting for survival

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 9:31 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa today announced it only has enough money to run for one more year. More >>

Lifeline calls for better support for mental health patients

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 12:40 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa supports calls to urgently address how to better respond growing numbers of mental health patients presenting in A&Es across the country. More >>

Dismay at threat to Mental Health Services in Canterbury

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 10:16 am | LifeLine

Lifeline Aotearoa today expressed dismay at the news Canterbury District Health Board may be forced to cut spending on mental health services. More >>

Lifeline’s Christmas Appeal Launch

Friday, 13 November 2015, 9:42 am | LifeLine

Every 5 minutes someone calls Lifeline for help but demand over Christmas time can be especially high. This festive season Lifeline are expecting to help over 17,000 New Zealanders. More >>

RE: Chief Coroner’s Findings on Suicide

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 9:38 am | LifeLine

Tuesday’s release of the Chief Coroner’s provisional suicide statistics for the 2014/15 year makes for somber reading. More >>

Signs give help and hope in Hamilton

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:30 am | LifeLine

‘GIVE: your time, your words, your presence’ is this years theme for Mental Health Awareness week (5-11 October). In the spirit of ‘giving’ Lifeline Aotearoa will be placing semi-permanent signs around the Hamilton as part of a "For HELP ... More >>

Lifeline CEO calls on NZ personalities for help

Friday, 2 October 2015, 9:17 am | LifeLine

Lifeline CEO calls on NZ personalities for help. A recent international trend has started with high profile people raising awareness around suicide prevention. This is certainly a trend Lifeline Aotearoa CEO Jo Denvir supports. Some of the international ... More >>