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Family Connections programs in New Zealand and their contact details

If you wish to enquire about a 12 week Family Connections Programme please identify the person in your area from the list below. You can contact them at the phone number or email listed.

Waitemata Jamie Streak, Family Whanau Support Worker, Emerge Aotearoa.
Phone 021 495720 or email

Auckland  Leigh Murray, Family Advisor, Auckland DHB Mental Health Services.
Phone 021 938226 or email

Bay of Plenty Tangi Nicholas, Pou Whakaaro for Families, Whakatane.
Phone (07) 308 9430 or email

Wellington Beth Wyatt, Family Whānau Support Worker, Atareira – Mental Health and Addiction Support for Family Whānau.
Phone 027 304 4624 or email

Invercargill Mihaela Erdelyi, Family Advisor, Southern DHB Mental Health Services.
Phone (03) 2145772 ext 48772 or email

For general enquiries please contact Family Connections (NEABPD) NZ Inc at

* These agencies are Non-governmental organizations (NGOs). In most regions Family Connections groups are provided through partnerships between District Health Boards, NGOs and families.