Your wellbeing during lockdown
There is no right or wrong way to think or feel about lockdown. Remember we’re all going through the same thing but in different ways. Take one day at a time and remember the health and wellbeing of you and your whānau is most important.
Mā te kotahitanga e whai kaha ai tātou, in unity we have strength.
In crisis? If you or someone else is in immediate danger, please call 111.
National Helplines 24/7
Lifeline 0800 543 354 or free text 4357
Need to talk? text 1737
Samaritans 0800 726 666
Suicide Crisis Helpline 0508 828 865
Youthline 0800 376 633 or free text 234
Check out support available to you
The student association Younited can offer advice on welfare and advocacy. Check out their Hawkes Bay Facebook page and Tairāwhiti Facebook page You can also follow the New Zealand Union of Students’ Association or International Students’ Association on Facebook.
You can contact the student wellbeing team at EIT.
Asian Family services provides free nationwide telephone support in eight different languages, or via an interpreter.
Whakatau Mai offers free group wellbeing sessions up to 17 times per week. An online support person is part of the session too.
Whakatā. Take a moment to breathe and take stock of how you are feeling. Remember it is all right to take it day by day, you are doing the best you can.