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29 April 2017 @ 12:00 pm

The HopeWalk is a suicide awareness and prevention movement. The movement was started by Pastor Joseph Fa’afiu in South Auckland.

This year’s King Country HopeWalk took place in March and Hamilton’s HopeWalk is going to be on Saturday, 29 April. 

The walk will be at the Hamilton Lake Domain walking track at Innes Common, 12 noon.

Everyone is encouraged to wear yellow for the HopeWalks.

A ‘Let’s Talk Wellbeing’ health hub will be at the Hamilton HopeWalk that will have a group of Waikato DHB clinical staff available for any member of the public to talk to about any concerns or ask questions about themselves or a loved one. Printed wellness and wellbeing resources will also be available.

If anyone you know is experiencing distress, please encourage that person to talk to his/her general practitioner, kaumatua, kuia or a minister.

In an emergency, if you feel someone is at risk of harm to themselves or others, please call 111 and ask for Police

For urgent support, please call

  • The Crisis and Home Treatment Team 0800 50 50 50 or
  • Lifeline 0800 543 354
  • Suicide Crisis helpline 0508 828 865
  • Kidsline 0800 543 754
  • Youthline 0800 376 633   Free text 234
  • Outline 0800 688 5463 Twitter: @OUTline_NZ  
  • Samaritans 0800 726 666
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29 April 2017
12:00 pm
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Hamilton Lake