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NZDF community wellbeing support

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    NZDF4U Wellbeing support

    All members of the NZDF and Defence community can contact 0800 NZDF4U or SMS 8881 for 24/7 confidential wellness support.
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    Sexual Harm Support (SAPRA)

    Providing advice and information to all NZDF personnel on sexual violence prevention strategies and best practice for the response to cases of sexual violence.
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    Career and Transition Coach

    Providing support and advice for members who are or are considering leaving the NZDF.
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    Social worker

    NZDF Social Work Services are here to support our NZDF community. Military Social Work provides support and intervention to military personnel, civilians and their whānau/families.
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    Anti-Harassment Advisor

    A confidential support channel available for all NZDF members.
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    Providing our NZDF community with spiritual support and guidance.
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    NZDF Marae/Tūrangawaewae

    The marae/tūrangawaewae is the first representation of Te Taha Whānau that we experience as a service person. It is our link to our wider whānau, a link to our roots.
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    Force Financial Hub

    The Defence Force wants personnel and their families to make good financial decisions. The financial hub has been set up so you can easily access all of the Defence Force’s financial benefits in one place.
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    Deployment Support

    The NZDF will provide you and your whānau the support and guidance you need when your loved one is deployed.
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    Community facilitators

    Change can be challenging, whether you are new to NZDF or moving locations.
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    Overwatch - LBGTTIQ+

    Creating a welcome and safe environment in the defence community where LGBQTTIQ+ are Visible, Vocal and Valued.
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    Pasifika Community

    The NZDF has a pacific programme based on the NZDF Pacific People’s Strategy 2020-2025 designed to support the attraction, recruitment, retention and advancement of Pacific People in the NZDF.
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    Gender networks

    Enhancing the participation of our men and women in the NZDF.
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    Veteran support networks

    A number of organisations engage with New Zealand service personnel and offer a wide range of services. Read about some of these organisations below.
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    Veterans' Affairs

    Our focus is to reach that all those with qualifying service to assist with their wellbeing at home, at work and in their communities.
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    Returned and Services Association (RSA )

    Helping all service personnel and their families get the support they need.
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    HOMEBASE is designed for our deployment community, which includes all our deployed personnel, their families and those who work to support them while they are away.