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12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


0508 TAUTOKO (828 865) Suicide Crisis Helpline

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help – mental health


All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Child, Youth, Adult, Older Adult

Referral Types

Self referral


Suicide Crisis Helpline  0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)

Provides a 24/7 confidential and free telephone counselling and support service for those who may be thinking about suicide, or for those who are concerned about friends or whanau. This national helpline is staffed by highly experienced helpline counsellors with training in suicide prevention and intervention.

0508 TAUTOKO provides support, information and resources to people at risk of suicide, family / whanau, friends affected by suicide and people supporting someone with suicidal thoughts and/or suicidal behaviours.

If you are concerned about your immediate safety or the safety of someone else - please call 111.



12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sun midnight – midnight

Available 24/7. 

Public Holidays: Open Labour Day (22 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (19 Apr), Easter Sunday (21 Apr), Easter Monday (22 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (3 Jun).



Contact Details

Postal Address

PO Box 74010
Auckland 1546

This page was last updated at 10:38AM on March 8, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by 0508 TAUTOKO.