Useful Information

Health Agents and Information


Health Line -  Free telephone health information service for all New Zealand families - 0800 611 116 for free 24-hour health advice 

Family Doctors - Free health information and articles on medical conditions and services

Children's Health - Information on common health problems and conditions in children

Plunket Practical advice and support for parents of young children 

Senior Line -  Information for older people to make decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, homecare, day care and rest homes

Lifeline 0800 543 354

Youthline 0800 376 633 

Auckland DHB Community Mental Health Services  0800 800 717  

Mental Health  - Resources and articles on mental health and conditions.  -  Resources, videos and articles on mental health and conditions.  Mental health foundation of New Zealand  - Computer Assisted Learning for Mind, Developed by the University of Auckland. Resources, videos and articles on mental health and conditions.

Alcohol Drug Helpline 0800 787 797

Gambling Helpline 0800 654 655 

Poison Centre  0800 764 766

Quitline  0800 778 778 

Medicine and Pharmaceutical Information

Pharmac - NZ pharmaceutical management agency 

Medsafe -  New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority