Non-NZDF Resources

Official government updates

Unite against COVID-19 
COVID-19 Information from the New Zealand Government
The Ministry of Health provides a range of health related information including updates on COVID-19.

Safe Travel
Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas.

Activity ideas

Activity ideas - Te Rawhiti Community mental health
Activities to help connect with others

Covid collation - Porirua Child and Adolescent mental health services
A collection of mental wellbeing resources

Stay at home care package - Big Life Journal 
A range of ideas of things to do while in lockdown

'Tiny Adventures' - simple and fun activities for whānau in tricky times. The activities range from one minute to one hour activities. Simple, low-cost and designed to develop attachment and brain development of your tamariki. 

Information aimed at alleviating anxiety, worry and fear. Skylight also has an e-pack for children/teens and an e-pack for adults/parents. Request a Skylight support pack here.

Mental health

Real time Resilience Strategies - NZ Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience

General advice

COVID-19: Deaths, funerals and tangihanga
Ministry of Health advice on deaths, funerals and tangihanga.

When no funerals, tangi or gatherings can be held - The Funeral Directors Association
Caring for yourself as you grieve, ideas for celebrating the life of those who have passed, and links to other resources on grief and loss.

Uncertainty in the face of COVID-19 - Instep by Skills
Some tips on certainty and how to navigate it.