Phone: (07) 853 6586

Helpful Links

Here you will find an online health directory for a variety of conditions and concerns.


Ministry Of Health - Comprehensive information and latest updates on COVID in NZ

COVID 19 Government Website - General information

Womens Health


How to find a midwife – either through the community or through the hospital

Pregnancy screening and other advice – Ministry of Health website

Positively Pregnant – helps you stay happy and healthy


Mammograms – Mammograms have been shown to reduce death from breast cancer among women aged over 50. In New Zealand it is free from ages 45-69, generally every two years.

Cervical Cancer Screening – Cervical cancer screening has been shown to reduce death from cervical cancer. In New Zealand it is recommended from ages 20-70, the frequency is dependent on previous results and is normally every 1-3 years.


Menopause Matters  – Evidence based information (UK based)

Australian Menopause Society – Many helpful factsheets and videos (Australian based)

Pelvic Floor

Pelvic Pain Foundation – Pelvic floor stretches

Squeezy – a highly rated paid app for pelvic floor strengthening


    Children's Health

    Purple Crying – Useful information for babies that cry a lot. KidsHealth resources on managing crying in babies, and information on what happens if a baby is shaken.

    Crying Over Spilt Milk – Another helpful website about crying and spilling in babies

    Blog on pregnancy and baby care written by a paediatrician.

    Introducing solids  – Information on introducing solids for babies to prevent food allergies

    250k an allergy awareness project  – Hub for young people living with allergies

    Picky Eating – There is a lot of inaccurate information out there. This is our handout for caregivers of picky eaters.

    Auckland Regional Dental Service – Get your child their free dental care (under 18s) or call 0800 TALK TEETH.

    Kid’s Health – Children’s health information

    Information on parenting advice for newborns all the way to teenagers
    Growth – Monitor your child’s growth (growth charts), and check if they are overweight (“BMI percentile,” the preferred method)

    Learn to swallow pills – Great evidence-based video to learn to swallow pills. Also helpful for adults who struggle.

    Well Child App – Health and education tool for caregivers of children 0-5. Has android and apple versions.


    Healthline: 0800 611 116

    Quitline: 0800 778 778

    Alcohol drug helpline: 0800 787 797

    Depression helpline: 0800 111 757

    Gambling helpline: 0800 654 655

    Immunisation advice: 0800 466 863

    Poisons Centre: 0800 POISON (0800 764 766)

    OUTLine: 0800 688 5463 for LGBT+ support

    Waikato DHB CAHT (Crisis Assessment and Home Treatment): 0800 50 50 50 - Lines open 24/7

    Mens Health

    Wise Guys – Men’s refuge and community housing. There is also the City Mission, and Salvation Army

    Man Alive – Counselling services and programmes for strengthening relationships with others.

    Men’s Shed – Bringing men together in community spaces to work on individual or community projects and learn new skills.

    Male Survivor – Sexual abuse support.

    Better Blokes – Peer support for sexual abuse.

    Essentially Men – Men supporting each other.