Industry Partnerships - Mates in Construction NZ
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BECOME A MATES INDUSTRY PARTNER

How to become a Partner

Becoming a Partner of MATES in Construction enables you to be part of a programme tasked with reducing the number of people dying by suicide within our industry and creating a community within your workplace that is about MATES helping MATES.

Our programme will provide your workers with the tools to enable them to identify the signs and have the tough conversations with their MATES when they notice that someone may not be travelling well.

You will also receive the following opportunities:

  • Show that you care about your people – actively prioritising health, safety and mental wellbeing.
  • Become part of a growing family of like-minded organisations.
  • Promote your business as a responsible and engaged partner in your people’s lives.
  • Engage and train your people so they can watch out for their MATES.
MATES on construction site

Partnership Options

By committing to partner and support MATES you are assisting to make a positive impact on the reduction of suicide across our NZ Construction Industry.  We have a variety of Partnership options to suit the needs of each organisation.  Options to partner with MATES NZ are outlined below, together with the benefits.

    FOUNDATION PARTNERS – $100,000 + per annum

    Investment includes:

    • Partners receive all the benefits of Associate Partners but in addition receive the ability to engage and train your people at a corporate office level and across your projects. This will empower your community to watch out for their mates through the MATES Programme.
    • The opportunity for the Industry Partner’s management and staff teams to participate in at least four GAT sessions per year, conducted at their premises by a member of the MATES in Construction Management/Field Officer team. Connector training provided to those that self-elect.
    • ASIST training – facilitation at an additional cost.
    • The ability to engage a Field Officer as a Relationship Manager to offer a tailored approach to deliver MATES across your business or a specified project.
    PREMIUM PARTNERS – $30,000 + per annum

    Investment includes:

    • Partners receive all the benefits of Associate Partners but in addition receive the ability to engage and train your people at a corporate office level. This will empower them to watch out for their mates through the MATES Programme.
    • The opportunity for the Industry Partner’s management and staff teams to participate in at least three GAT sessions per year, conducted at their premises by a member of the MATES in Construction Management/Field Officer team. Connector training provided to those that self-elect.
    • ASIST training – facilitation at an additional cost.
    PARTNER – $10,000-$29,999 + per annum

    Investment includes:

    • Partners receive all the benefits of Associate Partners but in addition receive the ability to engage and train your people at a corporate office level. This will empower them to watch out for their mates through the MATES Programme.
    • The opportunity for the Industry Partner’s management and staff teams to participate in at least one GAT session per year, conducted at their premises by a member of the MATES in Construction Management/Field Officer team. Connector training provided to those that self-elect.
    • ASIST training – facilitation at an additional cost.
    ASSOCIATE PARTNER – $5,000-$9,999 + per annum

    Investment includes:

    • Your partner logo and status level will be included at all training sessions.
    • Your logo promoted via website and electronic communications, including a statement outlining your support for MATES in Construction NZ and links to your own website.
    • Opportunity to invite MATES to speak at company conferences. (subject to availability).
    • Use of MATES in Construction Partners logo on your promotional material to demonstrate your commitment to suicide prevention in the Construction Industry.
    • A MATES in Construction plaque to be displayed in your workplace.
    • The opportunity to take part in “Fly the Flag Day” to show your support to MATES and suicide prevention in the industry.
    • Invites to MATES in Construction national and regional events.
    • Access to MATES collateral for your workplace.

    Current Partners

    We already have number of organisations within the industry who are currently supporting MATES in Construction. 

    For further information on becoming a partner please email [email protected]

      Download our MATES in Construction brochure.

      Download our MATES in Construction Partner Information sheet.