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

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  • Resources for Carers

    Download A Guide For Carers

    Discover what Government supports and services are available for carers in one handy booklet. Recently updated!

  • Questions? Concerns?

    Ask A Question

    Can’t find what you need? The National Carer Resource Centre can help!

    Log A Concern

    If you have a problem or concern, please let us know.

  • FREE Carer Infopack!

    Our full infopack is packed with self-care ideas and inspiration, as well as practical information for carers. Download it here:

    Full zip file infopack

New Initiative: Carer Friendy Workplaces

Become CareWise Find out more

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, free to download here. Handy templates and advice from carers about ways to organise breaks so you can recharge and care for yourself, too.

Protect yourself and your whānau

Protect yourself and your whānau this winter. Book all vaccines on the National Immunisation Schedule, plus COVID-19 and flu vaccines.

For COVID-19 information and guidance, go here. Additional ideas and support, including our wellbeing resources, can be found by downloading our free digital infopack.

We Care Campaign

More than a million New Zealanders care for family members and whānau who are ill, frail, injured, or have a health condition or disability.

But family carers can feel invisible, taken for granted. They aren’t getting the support they need to keep going.

The Carers Alliance of 50+ national not for profits is calling for action to protect carers’ mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.

Find out more about how to add your voice at We Care

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  • We Connect

    We Connect is Carers NZ’s discovery portal to help Kiwis make friends, have fun, find breaks, learn, or improve their wellbeing. We’ve included accessibility information where possible!