Nga mihi nui ki a koutou i tenei wa pouri 

The Harakeke Centre would like to extend our condolences to the whanau and friends of the victims of the terror attack that took place in our city on March 15th. As a community, and as a nation, we are deeply shocked and distressed.

In these times, it is natural to feel sad, confused, or angry. If you need urgent help or counselling, you can contact the following services:

  • The Canterbury Charity Hospital is offering free counselling. You can reach them on 03 360 2266 (on week days), 020 4098 0750 (out of hours), or by emailing
  • You can call Victim Support Manaaki Tāngata’s 24-hour crisis helpline on 0800 VICTIM (0800 842 846)
  • You can call or text the Ministry of Health on 1737 for counselling support

For non-urgent enquires please call The Harakeke Centre on 03 356 0000

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