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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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