Support services

Making Contact

If you would like more information or have any questions you are welcome to contact the researcher Robyn Vertongen, at (09) 414 0800 ext 43112

And/or the supervisors
Clifford Van Ommen            4140800 ext 43114
Kerry Chamberlain            4140800 ext 43107

Additional Support

If reading or discussing this information has brought up any concerns for you the following contacts may be useful:

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24 hours, teens helping teens

 0800 942 8787
Trained counsellors, phone line or online chat for youth, 1pm to 10pm Monday to Friday and 3pm to 10pm Saturday and Sunday

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0800 543 354
24 hours 7 days a week counselling

0508 638 723  
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