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Skylight Trust Chief Executive Heather Henare Resigns

Sunday, 11 April 2021, 4:48 pm | Skylight Trust

Heather Henare, the chief executive of Skylight Trust, has announced she will step down from the role on 26 August this year. Skylight is a national leader in preventive and restorative mental health services, supporting children, young people, and their ... More >>

Launch of the Skylight Resilience Hub

Monday, 23 July 2018, 11:36 am | Skylight Trust

Skylight Trust launched a new Resilience Hub today. A digital resource to help children, young people, their whānau and communities across Aotearoa New Zealand to navigate through times of trauma, loss, and grief by building resilient communities across ... More >>

Skylight Trust’s Heather Henare honoured as a hero

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 2:34 pm | Skylight Trust

Chief Executive Heather Henare has been awarded a local hero medal at the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year awards for her work helping families and children through tough times. More >>

Trauma, loss and grief support for New Zealand workers

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 1:41 pm | Skylight Trust

Trauma, loss and grief at work has been very much in the news over the last week and front line workers in particular may be feeling vulnerable as they go about their daily jobs. A groundbreaking handbook from Skylight, a respected trauma and grief ... More >>

Coping with grief and loss at Christmas

Monday, 23 December 2013, 11:41 am | Skylight Trust

Coping with grief and loss at Christmas Christmas can be an especially tough time for anyone facing change, loss and grief. This year in particular there have been concerns expressed about the number of children experiencing poverty or emotional ... More >>

New handbook for NZ bereaved parents launched

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 10:27 am | Skylight Trust

Media release 28th March 2012 BEYOND WORDS New handbook for NZ bereaved parents launched Every year thousands of New Zealand parents are affected by the death of their own child. They may have died as a baby, child, teen or adult and their death ... More >>

Skylight Earthquake Support Available Now

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 2:56 pm | Skylight Trust

An extensive earthquake trauma and recovery support webpage for families and friends, and those caring for them, including support professionals and employers, managers and colleagues, has been set up by Skylight at We know that many ... More >>

Skylight Support Resources Assist Bushfire Schools

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 3:51 pm | Skylight Trust

On February 7, 2009, several bushfires ignite across the Australian State of Victoria. The devastating effects of Black Saturday and the days following on land and property become obvious in the numbers: 450,000 hectares of land engulfed by the fires, with ... More >>