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Walk With Me: Samaritans 10km Walk For Suicide Prevention

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 11:06 am | Samaritans of Wellington

On Saturday evening 28 March, a large group of Wellingtonians will walk 10 kilometres to raise funds for Samaritans of Wellington. Samaritans is a charity that receives no Government funding and relies solely on grants and donations to operate. The group ... More >>

Time to be proactive about preventing suicide

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 2:24 pm | Samaritans of Wellington

Samaritans urge New Zealanders to be proactive about preventing suicide after provisional suicide statistics released yesterday confirm 564 lives were lost by suicide in 2014/15. More >>

Samaritans of Wellington: Lending Their Ears For 50 years

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 12:17 pm | Samaritans of Wellington

Formed in 1965, Samaritans have been offering sympathetic, caring and confidential support to anyone in emotional distress for nearly fifty years. Trained volunteers listen and help people talk through what's troubling them, offering compassion and ... More >>

Rongotai College Ready to Help Samaritans

Tuesday, 21 August 2012, 10:50 am | Samaritans of Wellington

Rongotai College students get to be the good Samaritans this week to the Wellington office of the organisation of the same name. The student-led Interact group is providing collectors in the Kilbirnie shopping area for the Samaritans of Wellington Annual ... More >>

I am Sam, a Sam I am.

Tuesday, 21 August 2012, 10:49 am | Samaritans of Wellington

Sam joined the Samaritans (known also as the “Sams”) in Wellington a year ago, completing his training over five Saturdays to become a part of a group of caring people that volunteer their time to offer a confidential, non-judgmental listening ... More >>

Samaritans still here to Help Earthquake Victims

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 10:19 am | Samaritans of Wellington

Samaritans NZ extended its 0800 number coverage to help those in need of a listening ear after the September Christchurch earthquake. This extension is still in place and the number to call is 0800 726 666 . "We never envisaged that there would be ... More >>

Calls to Samaritans increase

Thursday, 4 November 2010, 12:31 pm | Samaritans of Wellington

Samaritans of Wellington saw an 11% increase in calls by for September 2010 (compared to August 2010) with October also seeing a rising average. More >>

Samaritans support suicide awareness

Friday, 13 August 2010, 11:47 am | Samaritans of Wellington

Samaritans of Wellington are aware that more people die by suicide than on our roads every year. More >>

Wellington Samaritans Fundraising Concert

Tuesday, 31 July 2007, 12:53 am | Samaritans of Wellington

On Saturday the 18th of August, Robin Ward, New Zealand’s Premier Baroque Harpist, will be performing at Wellington Cathedral of St. Paul with special guest soprano, Lisette Wesseling, to raise funds for the Wellington Samaritans. More >>


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