Read about the latest news, initiatives and case studies from the sector.
Corrections and Justice say it's ok not be ok
The Department of Corrections and Ministry of Justice are supporting their staff with resources and initiatives aimed at assuring staff 'it's ok to not be ok'.
Parliamentary Service tackles mental health with manaakitanga
Mental health often has a stigma attached to it and in order to reduce this, Parliamentary Service is using the month of October to start the conversation with staff about mental health.
Staff lead ERO in mental health awareness
The Education Review Office has had dedicated staff discussions about mental health and wellbeing during September and early October.
IRD gets 'HeadStrong' about mental health
IRD is pairing Mental Health Awareness Week initiatives with wider changes throughout the organisation, focused on mental health and wellbeing.
New Zealand Post gets connected
For Mental Health Awareness Week, NZ Post is launching its “Let’s get connected” programme, to create opportunities for teams to connect on a deeper level.
New state sector mental health resources
Three resources on mental health and wellbeing have been launched across the state sector.
New postgraduate programme in Workplace Health and Safety
From 2019, Victoria University of Wellington will become the only university in New Zealand offering comprehensive, specialised postgraduate study in Workplace Health and Safety.
Ray Smith, Health and Safety Leader of the Year
Ray Smith, Chief Executive Department of Corrections and Government Health and Safety Lead, was awarded Leader of the Year at the NZ Workplace Health and Safety Awards on 30 May.