News

'Piece of My Heart' out now!

Today we’ve launched our largest fundraising campaign in our 50-year history and The 72 Club’s first single, ‘Piece of My Heart’ is out now! Prompted by the 27 Club, a group of young musicians whose unresolved struggles resulted in their tragic deaths at just 27 years old, we’ve created our own club – The 72 Club. Well-known artists including Suzanne Lynch and Larry Morris have recorded ‘Piece of My Heart’, a song made famous by Janis Joplin.

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Ariki’s Ride for Lifeline

After calling Lifeline 3 years ago, Arikinui Mana (or the Kiwi Forrest Gump as he’s now known) wanted to give back. He decided to cycle the length of Aotearoa to raise funds for Lifeline.

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Christchurch Tragedy

Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to all those who are impacted by the terrorist attack in Christchurch; our Christchurch staff and volunteers, our Muslim staff and volunteers, our callers, the people of Christchurch and the nation.

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Christchurch's Volunteer Evening

Lifeline's center in Christchurch recently held a volunteer evening to recognise the amazing contribution our volunteers make to the lives of those who reach out for help. It was a fantastic evening that wouldn't have been possible without the support of local businesses.

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Eskimo Nell "You Matter" tees back!

The "You Matter" Eskimo Nell tees are back by popular demand - for one week only!

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Every Life Matters could be a turning point

The Government’s acknowledgment that suicide is not exclusively a mental health problem could be a turning point for suicide prevention in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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FlexiGroup New Zealand supports ‘The 72 Club’ donating $72,000 to Lifeline

FlexiGroup New Zealand has become the second financial services provider in New Zealand to respond to Lifeline’s funding shortage, donating $72,000 to the suicide prevention helpline.

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Lifeline Aotearoa applauds Government response to Mental Health & Addictions Inquiry

Lifeline Aotearoa applauds the Government’s response to the He Ara Oranga report into mental health and wellbeing and is backing its decision not to set a specific suicide reduction target.

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Lifeline counsellors to meet with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Wellington

Lifeline representatives will be meeting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, on Monday 29th October in Wellington during their upcoming tour of New Zealand.

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Lifeline preferred charity

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.

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Making a difference in 2018

Here's a brief look at what we've been able to achieve this year with the help of our donors and sponsors. Their support has meant that our callers have been able to talk with compassionate counsellors when it matters.

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Run for Lifeline and help save lives

Help make a difference to the lives of more than 10,000 people who contact Lifeline every month by fundraising for Lifeline and suicide prevention at the Auckland Round the Bays, 3 March 2019.

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Simplicity makes its largest donation ever to Lifeline

Simplicity, a nonprofit KiwiSaver fund, announced today a $72,000 donation, their largest ever, to Lifeline Aotearoa in support of The 72 Club.

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Suicide is Everyone’s Business

The provisional suicide figures for the 2017-2018 period released earlier today show that 668 New Zealanders have lost their lives to suicide.

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Thank you David & Amelia!

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.

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Welcoming Cori

We are delighted to announce a new Lifeline Aotearoa Ambassador in the form of award-winning actor, Cori Gonzales-Macuer.

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Zero Suicide Workplace Pilot Launches

A new training programme being piloted by Lifeline and Lion NZ is looking to reduce suicide rates by providing businesses with better support systems.

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