Workers Trained for Aroā (Awareness)
Kaiawhina Haumaru (Safety Aiders)
Tūhono - Connectors in Workplaces
Life Supporting Workplaces
Kai & Kōrero BBQ's

Mates4Life Hawke’s Bay is a suicide prevention programme delivered to workplaces and organisations across Hawke’s Bay (from Wairoa to Dannevirke).

Mates of Hawke’s Bay Charitable Trust is the not-for-profit entity behind Mates4Life that enables it to be delivered at NO COST to the employer or organisation.

Mates4Life aims to provide a long-term, sustainable, no-barriers suicide prevention training approach that is specific to the needs of workplaces and communities within Hawke’s Bay that is;

Created by Hawke’s Bay people,
Delivered by Hawke’s Bay people,
For Hawke’s Bay people.


As a heartfelt thank you to our community for all the hard mahi in the aftermath of Cyclone Gabrielle, we're bringing the BBQ straight to you. Get ready for mouthwatering eats thanks to the team at Beard Brothers, as we open up vital conversations on mental health and suicide prevention. Indulge in delicious food, while breaking down barriers around mental well-being. Our team will guide the dialogue, offering resources and strategies to support one another. Send us an email if you would like to register your business or know of a deserving crew in need of some Kai & Kōrero

Thanks to the below sponsors for making this possible:
NZ Red Cross, Hawkes Bay Foundation, GC3, Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), DIA / NZ Lotteries Commission, Tumu Group, Beard Brothers, and the Napier Taupo Music Festival.

Register Your Organisation Here

Along with A-OK NZ, Mates4Life has developed a four stage programme to help you and your organisation

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