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New Zealand Research

MATES in Construction NZ is an evidence-based workplace suicide prevention model, developed to reduce high suicide rates in the NZ Construction Industry.

We evaluate, test and research the work done ensuring shared learning efficiency. All programmes delivered by MATES in Construction are evaluated with feedback and analysis being incorporated into content as appropriate.

MICNZ Suicide Prevention Field Officer

Industry wellbeing survey results

Industry wellbeing environmental scan and survey

Construction industry suicides: numbers, characteristics, and rates

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A longitudinal assessment of suicide prevention programme for construction workers

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BRANZ Report

The 2018 BRANZ Mental Health in the Construction Industry scoping study was commissioned to better understand the suicide risk for construction workers.

Read the BRANZ Report here >

Nga Rahui Hau Kura Suicide Mortality Review Committee 

Every week on average, 10 New Zealanders die by suicide. Many more are treated in hospital after a suicide attempt, having seriously harmed themselves. Sadly, we have some of the highest youth suicide rates in the OECD and suicide rate for Māori are over 50 percent higher than for non-Māori.

Read the Nga Rahui Hau Suicide Mortality Review here >