Arataki Ministries

Community-based support for people with mental illness in Northland. Provider of residential, transitions, packages of care and community support.

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Phone: 09 430 3044
Email: admin (at)

HUGS (Helping Understand Grief of Suicide) – Kerikeri & Whangarei

HUGS is a support group open to anyone who has lost their loved one to suicide.

We meet monthly. There is no cost to attend. A koha to contribute to use of the rooms and tea & coffee is appreciated, but not requested.

Details of where we meet is given upon contact. To find out more, please email Diane at:

Email: Diane: hugscommunity (at)

Northland Waves Group

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

Next group TBC.

To register interest in attending or for more information, contact Sam Cassidy at Manaaki Counselling Services.

Email: samcassidy001 (at)

Te Tai Tokerau Tangata Whai Ora Network (TTTWON)/Northland Consumer Network

Peer support and networking.

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Phone: 09 438 4115
Email: arataki.consnet (at)