Are You A Family Carer?

Carers come in all shapes, sizes & ages. Are you a carer? Take Our Quiz to find out. 

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How Carers NZ Can Help

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New Initiative: Carer Friendy Workplaces

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Other Services That Can Help

Proactive planning for respite – free online guide!

It can be hard to plan for breaks. We’ve made it easier with our comprehensive Time Out planning guide, available in print or download it here. Handy templates and advice from carers about ways to organise breaks so you can recharge and care for yourself, too. To order print copies phone the Carers NZ helpline 0800 777 797 or email Bulk copies available for organisations!

CareWise | Looking After Carers At Work

1 in 8 of every NZ workplace is a carer – support them by being a CareWise employer! Click here to learn more about this free programme to help carers keep working and earning.


How will you and your Party care for NZ’s one million plus family, whānau, and āiga carers?

Will you commit to doing better for family carers?

Our country’s large community of family carers have been let down by successive governments.

A Carers’ Strategy for New Zealand was launched in 2008, with three five-year Action Plans since. But progress has been too slow. It’s time now for government to step up and take responsibility for supporting its largest and most undervalued workforce – family, whānau and āiga carers.

Find out more here. 

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