Carers Info Pack

Welcome to Carers NZ, the national network for family, whānau, and aiga carers.

The items in our carer infopack will help you:

  • Learn about the types of support available from government and community organisations, and how to access them
  • Explore Family Care, a quarterly publication for carers you may wish to receive regularly
  • Keep you informed about issues and developments important to carers
  • Proactively plan respite breaks and time out each day
  • Complete an Emergency Care Plan
  • Stay fit and well
  • And lots more!

In Your Info Pack

Here is what is in your Info Pack. Download all at once or as single resources.

Emergency Care Planning Tools

Be Prepared for Emergencies!

Carers New Zealand has created a suite of emergency planning tools to help you in an emergency. 

Download the pack and fill them out and you are covered.

Download it here

Strength for Life with Wayne Halkyard

Build your Strength to Care Better!

If you want to build your strength to care better and prevent injuries, try national bodybuilding champion Wayne Halkyard’s easy to follow 15 minute Strength for Life program.

Download it here

Take 1 Minute, Take 5 Planner

Plan the breaks you need!

Our Take 1 Minute, Take 5 Planner is designed to help family carers proactively plan regular respite breaks.

Designed to work with the Time Out Guide this planner helps make taking breaks easy!

Download it here

Time Out Guide

Get the breaks you need!

Our Time Out resource is designed to help family carers proactively plan regular respite breaks.

It’s based on feedback from hundreds of carers to an online survey undertaken by Carers NZ!

Download it here

A Guide For Carers

A Government Resource

Every family carer should read the Government’s Guide for Carers

Download it here