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Lifeline Celebrates 60th Year But “Pressure Has Never Been Greater”

Monday, 29 April 2024, 1:06 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline has not received government funding since 2016 while demand for primary mental health support remains high, and increases significantly at times of stress such as the COVID-19 pandemic, severe weather events and the cost of living crisis. More >>

New Lifeline Training And Support Aimed At Helping Businesses And Call Centres

Monday, 25 March 2024, 1:24 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline to help businesses, community groups and call centres respond to distressed clients Training and support services provided by Lifeline Connect Trainers and Lifeline counsellors. Aim to upskill businesses, call centre staff and community groups More >>

Light A Candle To Help Lifeline Save Lives

Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 3:53 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline is calling upon the public to support its call centre this Christmas through the simple act of buying a luxury candle from Luxe Creations. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2311/41f5df0c2cc0ae61efdf.jpeg" width="590" height="720"> The company has created a special ... More >>

Busy Carparks A Lifeline For Charity

Friday, 15 September 2023, 1:53 pm | LifeLine

Parking the car is something we all do and most of us don’t think twice about it. However, come September, the simple act of parking in a Wilson carpark will help one of New Zealand’s most important helplines – Lifeline. Wilson Parking is hosting ... More >>

Sign Up Now To Support Lifeline And Shine In Round The Bays 2023

Tuesday, 28 February 2023, 9:55 am | LifeLine

Come and join Team Lifeline or Team Shine for Auckland’s big annual Round the Bays (RTB) fun run on Sunday 5 March 2023. Lifeline and Shine work closely and have combined forces to do Round the Bays together. Fundraising GM Lisa Rudolphe says ... More >>

Parents Successfully Raise $12,000 For Lifeline In Remembrance Of Son

Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 3:40 pm | LifeLine

After losing their 18-year-old son six years ago, Tanya and David Broomhead decided to mark the anniversary of his death by raising $12,000 for Lifeline, a service they believe could have saved his life if he’d reached out. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2210/08ebfb006aecf3cc41ac.jpeg" ... More >>

Lifeline Is Named As One Of The Charities For Auckland Garden DesignFest

Tuesday, 11 October 2022, 10:56 am | LifeLine

Lifeline is proud to be selected as a charity recipient by Auckland Garden DesignFest this year. Organised jointly by the Garden Design Society of New Zealand and Rotary Newmarket, the event will be held over two days – Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 November ... More >>

Lifeline Calls For People To Reach Out To Others

Tuesday, 20 September 2022, 2:25 pm | LifeLine

Lifeline is encouraging people to reach out to someone they haven’t connected with for a while - make a phone call, send a text or better yet, arrange to meet face-to-face. Lifeline Operations Manager Helena de Fontenay says the last couple ... More >>

Lifeline Calls For People To Reach Out To Others

Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 10:25 am | LifeLine

Lifeline is encouraging people to reach out to someone they haven’t connected with for a while - make a phone call, send a text or better yet, arrange to meet face-to-face. More >>

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="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2207/0a9d0e691790d7437895.jpeg" ... 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="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2109/85e5f532d573f22bbb21.jpeg" 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 >>





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