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Thousands Ask Government To Retain Current RSE Guidelines In Schools And Kura

Monday, 20 May 2024, 11:14 am | Mental Health Foundation

This morning the Minister of Education, Erica Stanford, received an open letter signed by thousands of New Zealanders. The open letter asks the Government to retain current relationships and sexuality education (RSE) guidelines in schools and kura, rather ... More >>

Pink Shirt Day Is Here: Take A Stand Against Bullying

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 1:58 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Tomorrow Friday 17 May marks Pink Shirt Day across Aotearoa. A day where schools, workplaces and communities come together to eliminate bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting kindness and inclusion. More >>

Aotearoa Set To Turn Māwhero/Pink For Pink Shirt Day!

Monday, 22 April 2024, 12:26 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Taking place on Friday 17 May, Pink Shirt Day is the day Aotearoa comes together to take a stand against bullying. More >>

MHF Asks Public To Co-sign Open Letter To Government, To Retain Relationships And Sexuality Guidelines In Schools

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 12:34 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Co-signed by 26 mental health and rainbow organisations, the open letter opposes the Government’s plans to remove the guidelines. More >>

Mental Health Foundation Opposes Urgent Move To Disestablish Māori Health Authority

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 11:56 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (the MHF) opposes the urgent passing of law changes to disestablish the Māori Health Authority, changes presented yesterday by Hon. Dr Shane Reti, and calls on the government to work harder than ever to meet ... More >>

Puna Pūtea Are Now Open For Applications

Friday, 22 September 2023, 10:29 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Nōku te Ao programme, in collaboration with the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is proud to announce the Puna Pūtea or Social Action Grants are now open for applications. Grants of between $10,000 and $40,000 are available to fund ... More >>

Wake-up Call To All Politicians – Decades Of Neglect Have Led To A Mental Health Crisis In NZ

Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 10:42 am | Mental Health Foundation

International research company Ipsos today released findings of its third survey on mental health in Aotearoa New Zealand, along with global comparisons to 34 countries. The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) says the survey results are a massive wake-up ... More >>

MHF Response To Annual Provisional Suicide Data

Tuesday, 25 October 2022, 3:00 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Today the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) joins people across Aotearoa to mourn the 538 New Zealanders who have died by suspected suicide. More >>

Mental Health Awareness Week Is Next Week. Reconnect With The People And Places That Lift You Up.

Thursday, 22 September 2022, 3:37 pm | Mental Health Foundation

This Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW), we’re asking New Zealanders to ‘reconnect with the people and places that lift you up’. Beginning Monday 26 September, thousands of people, organisations, schools and kura are jumping on board to take part in wellbeing ... More >>

Reconnect With The People And Places That Lift You Up This Mental Health Awareness Week – 26 September To 2 October 2022

Monday, 29 August 2022, 3:53 pm | Mental Health Foundation

There’s only one month until Mental Health Awareness Week (26 September - 2 October 2022). This MHAW, we’re asking New Zealanders to ‘ Reconnect – with the people and places that lift you up’. The past couple of years have been tough on our wellbeing, ... More >>

Laisa Maraia Waka Tunidau Story

Monday, 4 July 2022, 9:50 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is deeply sorry for the loss of Laisa Maraia Waka Tunidau, a much-beloved mother of four in Ōtautahi/Christchurch. We send our most heartfelt condolences to her family, friends, colleagues and community for her tragic and sudden ... More >>

Aotearoa Set To Turn Mawhēro/pink For Pink Shirt Day

Friday, 22 April 2022, 8:35 pm | Mental Health Foundation

Pink Shirt Day is nearly here! Celebrated this year on Friday 20 May, Pink Shirt Day is about reducing bullying by celebrating diversity in all its forms. The goal is to make schools, workplaces, and communities safe, supportive, welcoming and inclusive ... More >>

Buy Peonies And Support Mental Health Services

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 9:12 am | Mental Health Foundation

Flower lovers rejoice – it’s Peony blooming time again and for the second year running these revered blooms – long known to symbolise compassion – are the floral heroes of a special fundraising campaign, Peonies with a Purpose. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2110/1ede430ce5b6cc17ae6b.jpeg" ... More >>

New Zealand Clubs Raise Over $20k For Mental Health Foundation

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 12:06 pm | Mental Health Foundation

New Zealand squash clubs and districts have done themselves proud raising money for Mental Health Foundation New Zealand with activities around World Squash Day last Saturday 9 October. A wide range of squash fun ideas from one end of the country ... More >>

A Little Chat Can Go A Long Way - Take Time To Kōrero This Mental Health Awareness Week

Friday, 24 September 2021, 5:49 pm | Mental Health Foundation

New Zealanders are embracing this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week ( MHAW ) and its theme – ‘take time to kōrero’. Beginning on Monday 27 September, over 13,000 people, organisations, schools and kura will jump on board to take part in ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation Encourages Kiwis To Get Some Me Time

Monday, 13 September 2021, 4:37 pm | Mental Health Foundation

With lockdown extended in Auckland, the Mental Health Foundation is sharing its newest campaign – Meh Time to Me Time , encouraging Aucklanders (and all New Zealanders) to take some time every day that’s just for themselves. “We’ve noticed that ... More >>

Mental Health Foundation: Terrorist Ideologies Are Not Symptoms Of Any Mental Illness

Sunday, 5 September 2021, 2:15 pm | Mental Health Foundation

It’s as simple as that. We have to be clear and direct here, because many conversations around Friday’s attack are dipping into dangerously stigmatising territory, and that is deeply concerning to us. Nearly half of us will experience a mental illness ... More >>

Four $10,000 grants for journalists and media creatives

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 9:53 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation launched four $10,000 grants for journalists and other media creatives last night. More >>

Enhanced information disclosure requirements for Aurora

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 9:07 am | Mental Health Foundation

The Commerce Commission has today announced a suite of enhanced information disclosure (ID) requirements on Aurora Energy to give consumers and other stakeholders greater visibility of what Aurora is doing to address safety and reliability issues on its ... More >>

Mental Health Awareness Week Is Next Week

Friday, 18 September 2020, 10:31 am | Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) starts on Monday 21 September and this year reflects the challenges we’ve faced together in 2020. This year’s the theme, Reimagine Wellbeing Together – He Tirohanga Anamata, encourages New Zealanders ... More >>





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