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Matariki

Ngā mihi o Matariki, te tau hou Māori (Happy Matariki) Matariki is a star cluster with traditions all over the world. It is also recognised by many as the Pleiades,…

Carer Support Information

The principle of Carer Support is to provide full time Carers with time to themselves as a break from their full time Carer role. This can mean reimbursement of some…

2022 World Carers Conversation

The World Carers Conversation was held on May 20, 2022. This global, virtual event was held with the support of EMD Serono and Embracing Carers. Innovators, researchers, policymakers and carer…

Mask Exemption Pass

People who have genuine reasons for not being able to wear a face mask can now access a personalised Mask Exemption Pass. You can show the card to transport operators,…

David’s Story

“I thought four attempts for a second jab might be some sort of record but apparently not! There are others struggling for various reasons,” says David Sellars of his 22…

Lucas’s Story

“I asked my doctor if it was okay for me to take the Covid vaccine,” says Lucas*, a 42-year-old with cancer-related disabilities. “He’s the person I trust most when it…

Mental Health Support

If you live in Aotearoa New Zealand and you or someone you know is talking about suicide, is unsafe or in an emergency situation, please call 111 now, or:  Go…

Right on the edge? Close to losing control?

by Tricia Hendry Steps to take when stress is extreme and you’re struggling to cope. The journey of family, whanau and aiga carers can be extraordinarily demanding. At times, strong…