Mauri nui, Mauri roa, Mauri ora, Mauri tau. Tēnā koutou, tēnā tatou kotahi katoa.

image of a woman on the phone


Sometimes it helps to know that someone is listening and that you don’t have to face your problems alone. Whatever the issue, our qualified counsellors and trained volunteers are here for you 24/7. Calls and texts are free and confidential.  

More information

image of hands holding a mobile phone

Suicide Crisis Helpline

0508 TAUTOKO (828 865) is a free, 24/7 helpline for any person who is thinking about or attempted suicide, concerned about or supporting someone else or who is recently bereaved by suicide.  

More information


If you are concerned about your immediate safety or the safety of someone else – ring 111.

image of children playing on a lawn


A dedicated national helpline for children and young people aged 18 and under. We don’t give advice, instead we listen, support and encourage you to come up with the best approach for what’s happening for you. Kidsline is a 24/7 service and between 4pm – 9pm weekdays, calls are answered by specially trained teenage volunteers who are professionally supervised and supported.  

More information

Our vision is for people to have someone who will listen, to turn to when in distress.
Kia whiwhi i ngā tāngata tētahi ka whakarongo, hei huringa atu ki te wā ka āwangawangatia
Make a donation

We rely on public donations to provide our free, 24/7 helplines. Please donate today to enable us to be there for people in crisis.

Donate Now


  • Laser Group Lifeline preferred charity 29 Jun 2018 - We're so pleased that Laser Group, New Zealand's leading network of electrical and plumbing contractors, have chosen Lifeline as this years preferred charity. We recently had the opportunity to speak Read More
  • David & Amelia Thank you David & Amelia! 27 Jun 2018 - Over the last 9 weeks, David Seymour and Amelia McGregor danced their hearts out on Dancing with the Stars with Kidsline as their chosen charity. David began his association with Read More
  • Lifeline International Representatives from Lifeline International meet in Auckland 3 May 2018 - This week, representatives from Lifeline Australia, Taiwan, Korea, Shanghai, Malaysia, South Africa and Aotearoa met in Auckland prior to the IASP conference in the Bay of Islands. Lifeline International has Read More