Youth 2018-05-23T11:41:40+00:00

TAX  IMPLICATIONS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

If you are self-employed, your tax is up to you, not your employer. If you are under 15 years the first $2,340 earned in one financial year (1 April to 30 March) for one [...]

Register for GYEP

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Need to talk?

Need to talk? is a free service. Call or text 1737 anytime, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor. Youthline: online help or phone counselling is available free 24 [...]

Depression and Anxiety 

The Lowdown The Lowdown is a New Zealand website which provides information for young people on how to recognise, understand and cope with symptoms of depression and anxiety. The Lowdown offers a webpage text service, and counsellors respond [...]

Cyber Bullying and Digital Communications

To report an online incident (e.g. scams, online bullying, harassment or abuse) or to get advice, contact Netsafe. The Netsafe contact centre is available to help from 8am-8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am- 5pm on weekends. call toll-free on 0508 [...]

Domestic Violence

Family Violence it’s not okay. This website provides help, information and support for anyone affected by, or concerned about family violence. Free phone 0800 456 450 9am-11pm every day of the week. Or email: areyouok@msd.govt.nz [...]

Shakti 24 hour crisis line: 0800 SHAKTI (742584)

Shakti provides free support services for women, children and families of Asian, African and Middle Eastern origin. They specialise in the area of women’s development, empowerment and domestic/family violence intervention, prevention and awareness. The Shakti website has information on how Shakti can [...]

Articles from Hey Sigmund on a Range of Topics

Support during a breakup Recovering from a breakup Breakup Survival Tips Self harm Help if you are self-harming Reducing Stress Six ways to reduce your stress The most relaxing song ever Feel less anxious [...]

Eating Disorders

EDANZ The EDANZ website provides information on eating disorders, and also treatment and recovery in New Zealand. Eating Disorder treatment is provided by a range of providers – public, private, specialist and general, in-patient or day [...]