Waves is an eight week programme that aims to support adults 18+ years old who have been bereaved by suicide.

Waves Support groups around New Zealand

More information about the Waves programme

Location   Contact Information
Auckland Lila Vagana 09 390 1453
Lynda Delamore 09 390 1453
Email: [email protected]
Auckland (North Shore) Equip  
09 477 0338
Auckland (South) Verona Ramadu
Email: [email protected]
Christchurch Supporting Families in Mental Illness 
03 366 9284 or 0800 87 66 82
Email: [email protected]
Gisborne Karyn Williams
Email: [email protected]
Invercargill Able Southern Family Support
03 218 2100
Hamilton Ross and Karyn Woodhouse
Fairfield Baptist Church Hamilton
021 437 803
Email: [email protected]
Northland Sam Cassidy at Manaaki Counselling Services
Email: [email protected]
South Waikato (Tokoroa) Supporting Families in Mental Illness Waikato Office: 07 886 1568 or 0800 555 434
Email: [email protected]
Tauranga/Western Bay of Plenty Janet Baird 
07 578 4480
Email: [email protected]
Taranaki Supporting Families in Mental Illness
06  757 9300 or 0800 732 825
Email: [email protected]
Wairarapa Jill Renata
06 3773081 ext 704
Email: [email protected]
Wellington Skylight
0800 299 100
Email: [email protected]
West Coast Debbie Cogger
027 478 9892
Email: [email protected]
Annabel Gosset
027 4639 059
Email: [email protected]
Nelson Marlborough Paul Martin - Nelson Marlborough Health Suicide Prevention Coordinator
03 548 2798 Extn 5
Email: [email protected]

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