Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

The purpose of this page is to provide an awareness of the various programmes / services available to the Tararua College student and their family which can assist in wellbeing in and out of college.

Just click on the link and a new page will open in your browser.

There has been some concerns raised around the recent (April 2017) release of a Netflix programme called 13 Reasons Why - The New Zealand Association of Counsellors advocate that for anyone finding themselves in such a situation; talking is the best approach to dealing with a personal struggle.
For more thoughts on the show click on the link. For support see the links below.

It is a living document and we seek your support and help in maintaining up to date information. Please contact Clive at TC with your comments. 
(Last update 01/08/17 with the addition of the Child Protection Procedure)

He oranga ngākau, He pikinga waiora (Positive feelings in your heart will raise your sense of self-worth)

Responsibility and Services at the College => TC's approach towards meeting its obligations can be read in the Child Protection Procedure.
  • Board of Trustees (BOT)
  • Guidance Counsellor - Clive Bickerstaff
  • Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO) - Mrs Gilda McKnight
  • Principal / Teachers
List of NGOs

List of Ministries / Agencies

Ministry Of Health
  • MidCentral DHB - Mental Health - Crisis Team
  • Oranga Hinengaro Maori Mental Health
  • CPHO – Rangitane Trust
    • Drug & Alcohol Counselling
    • Counselling
    • Smoking Cessation Intervention
  • Public Health Nurses – free student consultations at Tararua College
ACC
  • Mates & Dates : Run for year 9 & 10 to help understand healthy relationships (Anticipated to run Term 3 for Yr9)
  • Sensitive Claims  : Can be made without police. 
Police
  • Loves Me Not : Run for the year 12 & 13 focus on understanding what is relationship abuse and consent. 
  • CHOICE : Run for year 11-13 students - Healthy choices 
  • Local Youth Aid Police Officer - Hamish Aide (also on BOT)
Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki (launched 1st April 2017 - incorporates CYFs and some additional MSD functions)
Ministry Of Education
New Zealand Government Acts governing the Student’s education and well being
Additional wellbeing web sites offering support

Informational Sites
  • http://www.theduluthmodel.org/training/wheels.html : Power & Control model

Contact Numbers
  • Lifeline 0800 543 345 available 24/7
  • Suicide Crisis Helpline 0508 828 865 available 24/7
  • Youthline 0800 376 633 or free text 234 available 24/7 (Youth line are anticipated to run their programme Term 2)
  • Kidsline 0800 543 754 available 24/7
  • Whatsup 0800 942 8787 1pm – 11pm
  • Depression Helpline 0800 111 757 available 24/7
  • Rainbow Youth 09 376 4155 weekdays 11am – 5pm
  • Netsafe 0508 638 723 (0508NETSAFE) also for reporting cyber bullying https://www.netsafe.org.nz/advice/young-people/
  • Manline 06 358 1211 => www.manline.co.nz  :Men helping men 
  • Problems at school? 0800 499 488 = > Freephone parents legal information

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