Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand is a charity that represents and supports people with diabetes. We’ve been around for over 50 years and have branches across the country with staff and volunteers who help people live well with diabetes.

National Depression Initiative

National Depression Initiative is part of a national public health campaign created to reduce the impact of depression on the lives of New Zealanders, as well as being a component of the New Zealand Government’s approach to suicide prevention.

The website aims to help New Zealanders recognise and understand depression. It encourages people to seek appropriate help and offers resources for health professionals treating people experiencing depression.

The Quit Group

Quitting smoking is hard work but you don’t have to do it alone. If you are thinking about quitting, are working to become a non-smoker, or you have relapsed – you will find support and information on this site and through the Quitline.

Phone 0800 778 778 if you would like to speak to a Quitline Advisor.

Beat Bowel Cancer Aotearoa

Beat Bowel Cancer are a nationwide, patient led organisation committed to reducing the impact of bowel cancer on our community through awareness, education and support. For further information or support visit the BBCA website or contact them via their email address: [email protected]

Heart Foundation (NZ)

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in New Zealand and includes heart, stroke and blood vessel disease. Men are more at risk of heart disease than women. For more information go to