Health & Safety

AccessAbility

The work of AccessAbility is based on a defined set of principles and beliefs.  These are what guide our efforts.  They are what we stand for and aim towards.  Like all things in life they require constant reviewing. Access Ability is an independent, not for profit company that has been working in the disability sector for over 10 years.

Adventure Development

Adventure Development Ltd (ADL) is a not for profit organisation that aims to help young people & whanau who are dealing with alcohol & drug issues and/or mental health difficulties. ADL has offices in Dunedin, Timaru and Invercargill but covers rural areas via mobile staff. We can see you at school, in the community or at home. Our services are funded by the Southern District Health ...

Alcohol and Drug / Community Mental Health Nurses

The Southern DHB Alcohol and Drug Services are delivered by the Specialist Addiction Services team (formerly Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) in Otago and Drug and Alcohol Specialist Service (DASS) in Southland).

Alcohol Drug Helpline

Our alcohol drug telephone helpline is only a call away. Call 0800 787 797 or text 8681, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to speak with a trained counsellor. All calls are free and confidential.

Alcoholics Anonymous Arrowtown

Alcoholics Anonymous is a voluntary, worldwide fellowship of men and women from all walks of life who meet together to attain and maintain sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. Wednesday 07:30 PM and Sunday 07:00pm Arrowtown, St Johns Presbyterian Church Arrowtown, Cnr Berkshire and Durham Streets , Arrowtown.

Alcoholics Anonymous Frankton

If you repeatedly drink more than you intend or want to, if you get into trouble, or if you have memory lapses when you drink, you may be an alcoholic. If you want to control your drinking but can't, then alcoholism is a definite possibility. As far as AA is concerned, it is up to the individual to decide whether they're an alcoholic. Helpline: 0800 229 6757

Alcoholics Anonymous Queenstown

Alcoholics Anonymous is a voluntary, worldwide fellowship of men and women from all walks of life who meet together to attain and maintain sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. Monday 10:00am and Tuesday 07:30 PM Queenstown, Salvation Army Hall Queenstown, 29 Camp Street, Queenstown, Open to visitors, Wheelchair ...

Alcoholics Anonymous Wanaka

Alcoholics Anonymous is a voluntary, worldwide fellowship of men and women from all walks of life who meet together to attain and maintain sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. Freephone: 0800 AA works(2296757). Monday 7:30pm and Friday 07:30 PM - Wanaka Plunket Rooms, Wanaka, 51 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, Open mee...

Alzheimers Southland

Alzheimers Southland offers support, education and information to anyone wanting to know more about dementia. We provide this service by offering educational talks, information sessions, support groups and home visits to clients. In Queenstown / Arrowtown every 4-6 weeks

Arrowtown Medical Centre

Right care delivered by the right person in the right place at the right time. Queenstown Medical Centre (QMC) operates across three sites – Queenstown, Arrowtown and Frankton (Remarkables Park). In addition to General Practice, Isle St houses an Accident & Medical clinic and facilitates access to a range of health services including Radiology and Ultrasound, Psychology, Physiotherapy, ...

Arrowtown Plunket

Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Friday 10am-12pm under 5's. Wed 1pm - 3pm Babies group

Arrowtown Volunteer Fire Brigade

Phone number at the Station is: 03 442 1740 (unmanned station) Gary Mobile: 0274 333 982

Blind Foundation

The Blind Foundation is here to help.  If you, a family member or friend, is blind or experiencing sight loss, we can provide the support needed to help you face your future with confidence. You can access our services by registering with us.  Once you’re set up, you’ll be able to get a wide range of support. You might wish to access our popular Library Service or learn som...

Cancer Society - Central Otago & Queenstown Lakes District

Support Services: No matter who you are, where you live, or the issues you're facing through cancer, we can help with services that are free, confidential and accessible. These services are available for carers, family and friends as well. Our services aim to help those affected by cancer maintain a positive future outlook and offer support for patients and their families. Living with a cancer dia...

CCS Disability Action Southland

We offer a range of services for disabled people and their family and whānau including access to our modern well-equipped holiday home in Queenstown. All our support services (with the exception of Mobility Parking and Total Mobility) are free. Our branch is guided by a Local Advisory Committee that is made up of members who provide governance and leadership over our local branch operations.

Child Cancer Foundation Otago/Southland

Child Cancer Foundation provides strength and comfort to families, parents and children impacted by child cancer. We give personalised support to each family through a one-to-one connection – someone who can help guide them every step of the way now, and in the future. We help with the big things like emotional, social and practical support. But also the little things they have probably ne...

Counselling - Re-Create

Kathryn provides counselling and training in both general mental health issues and addiction or substance abuse

Counsellor and Gestalt Therapist, Elizabeth Denton

I work as a counsellor and gestalt therapist with individuals and couples. Most people benefit from therapy at certain times in their lives. This is normally signalled by anxiety or depression, or by that ‘lost’ sense that many of us fall victim to, when life loses its colour and vitality. Please see my website for my credentials and more about the way I work. Liz

Department of Conservation - Wakatipu

Mission and visionThe Department of Conservation's challenge is to manage natural and historic heritage assets for the greatest benefit and enjoyment of all New Zealanders, by conserving, advocating and promoting natural and historic heritage so that its values are passed on undiminished to future generations.The Department’s mission is:To conserve New Zealand’s natural and historic he...

Department of Conservation - Wanaka

Mission and visionThe Department of Conservation's challenge is to manage natural and historic heritage assets for the greatest benefit and enjoyment of all New Zealanders, by conserving, advocating and promoting natural and historic heritage so that its values are passed on undiminished to future generations.The Department’s mission is:To conserve New Zealand’s natural and historic he...

Diabetes Support

Diabetes New Zealand is a charity that represents and supports people with diabetes. We’ve been supporting Kiwis with information and resources to help identify and manage diabetes symptoms for more than 50 years. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormo...

Glenorchy Rural Fire Force

This is a rural volunteer station, meaning all of our members dedicate their own time in order to serve this community. We respond to a variety of emergencies in our local area. These include: Wildfires Civil defence Natural disasters Of course, we also offer fire safety and burning advice. If you’re planning on lighting an open fire, then make sure you check the fire season status, and...

Hawea Volunteer Fire Brigade

This is a volunteer station. That means all members of our brigade dedicate their own time in order to serve this community. We respond to a variety of emergencies in our local area. These include: Fires Medical emergencies Motor vehicle accidents Search and rescue Civil defence Natural disaster responses And of course, we also offer fire safety advice. If you want to visit this station, get ...

Head Injury Society of Southland

Cell: 027 424 8813 Hours: Monday - Thursday 9.30am - 3pm. Friday by appointment only. Please phone first.

Health and Disability Advocacy Service

The Nationwide Health and Disability Advocacy Service is a free service that operates independently from all health and disability service providers, government agencies and HDC. If you want to know more about your rights when using health or disability services, get questions answered, or make a complaint, we can help. Freephone: 0800 555 050 Email: advocacy@advocacy.org.nz

Jigsaw Central Lakes

Jigsaw Central Lakes provides free services to individuals and families that are affected by Family Violence. Services offered include 24 hour telephone support, emergency accommodation, women’s and children’s domestic violence programmes, professional counselling, child and youth advocacy, strengthening families, men’s support, and a variety of educational programmes. We have be...

Kingston Voluntary Rural Fire Force

This is a rural volunteer station, meaning all of our members dedicate their own time in order to serve this community. We respond to a variety of emergencies in our local area. These include: Wildfires Civil defence Natural disasters Of course, we also offer fire safety and burning advice. If you’re planning on lighting an open fire, then make sure you check the fire season st...

Luggate Volunteer Fire Brigade

This is a volunteer station. That means all members of our brigade dedicate their own time in order to serve this community. We respond to a variety of emergencies in our local area And of course, we also offer fire safety advice.

Meals on Wheels

MOW are reasonably priced meals delivered to your door by a wonderful team of volunteer drivers on weekdays. This service is most often used by elderly people who find it difficult to shop and cook for themselves. However, if you are ill or recovering from an illness it is possible to sign up for these on a short term basis.

Mountain Safety Council

The Wakatipu branch of the Mountain Safety Council run a variety of public courses in the following disciplines - Firearms, Bushcraft, Outdoor First Aid, HUNTS, River Safety and Avalanche. We are always interested in hearing from individuals or groups wishing to become involved and learn more about courses.

National Heart Foundation

Our mission: to STOP New Zealanders dying prematurely of heart disease and HELP people with heart disease to live full and productive lives

Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust

Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust is a not-for-profit health and social service provider with 16 years of delivery in Southland employing more than 60 staff. Nga Kete delivers a range of services including addiction counselling, problem gambling counselling, disability support and advocacy, restorative justice, whanau ora, community nursing services and He Puna Waiora Wellness Centre (...

NZ Police Search and Rescue

Queenstown Police Station Open hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm Mon - Fri; 9.00am - 5.00pm Sat - Sun

Oral Health Services

The Community Oral Health service has a strong emphasis on prevention of tooth decay and providing parents with advice to support their children's good oral health, at the time of their child's appointment. Free basic dental care is available at Community Oral Health clinics and mobile dental units throughout the Southern District.

Public Health Nurse

A public health nurse or a public nurse is a trained nurse whose work and focus is on community health.  The Otago public health nursing service provides free, confidential well child/tamariki and youth/rangatahi health assessments for youth aged between 0-18 years who are eligible and/or attending early childhood centres and schools. They work in a variety of settings including schools, for ...

Queenstown DARE Support Committee

Locally operated and funded drug resistance education programmes - school based.

Queenstown Lakes Family Centre

The Queenstown Lakes Family Centre was established in 2004 in response to an identified service gap in the Wakatipu for children, young people and families/whanau who are at risk of, or have developed mild to moderate behavioural, social, emotional or psychological problems.

Queenstown Medical Centre

Queenstown Medical Centre (QMC) was established by the late Dr Pat Farry in 1970 who had a vision of a practice based on a collegial and co-operative relationship between doctors and nurses. Whilst this concept has become more main stream in recent years it was extremely progressive for the time. We pride ourselves in our ongoing commitment to the development of primary care and are a registered ...

Queenstown Plunket Centre

Little Wrigglers PEPE Parenting Education (5-12 mths) Opening hours: Phone for start dates and information Phone: 03 442 7380 Address: 8 Henry Street, Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown Plunket Mothers

Plunket offers a range of FREE courses, aimed at supporting parents in their parenting role through the different stages of their child’s early development.

Queenstown Police

Open hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm Mon - Fri; 9.00am - 5.00pm Sat - Sun

Queenstown Volunteer Fire Brigade

In an Emergency dial 111 This is a volunteer station. That means all members of our brigade dedicate their own time in order to serve this community. We respond to a variety of emergencies in our local area And of course, we also offer fire safety advice.

Rehabilitation and Disabilities Services

Disability Support Services (DSS) is responsible for the planning and funding of disability support services, and administers the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003.

Remarkables Park Medical Centre

Queenstown Medical Centre (QMC) was established by the late Dr Pat Farry in 1970 who had a vision of a practice based on a collegial and co-operative relationship between doctors and nurses. Whilst this concept has become more main stream in recent years it was extremely progressive for the time. We now operate across three sites, Queenstown, Arrowtown and Remarkables Park and our team consists o...

Royal NZ Foundation for the Blind

The Blind Foundation is here to help. If you, a family member or friend, is blind or experiencing sight loss, we can provide the support needed to help you face your future with confidence. You can access our services by registering with us. Once you’re set up, you’ll be able to get a wide range of support. You might wish to access our popular Library Service or learn some tips to ...

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in his name without discrimination. In the NZ, Tonga and Fiji Territory, our mission is to: Care for People, Transform Lives and Reform Societ...

St John 1st Aid Training

First aid is at the heart of St John. In addition to our ambulance services, we provide training courses, kits and supplies, AEDs and smartphone applications. We also provide up-to-date first aid information right here on this website – tips, quizzes, videos and online training courses.

St John Ambulance Service

St John operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We use ambulances, four-wheel drive vehicles, rapid response units, motorcycles and other specialist vehicles to ensure we can reach people at any hour of the day in almost any terrain, weather or situation.

St John Youth Division Queenstown

Kia Ora and welcome to our awesome St John Youth online presence. If you’ve got this far you may be considering a St John youth programme. Belonging to St John Youth is in many ways belonging to a large extended family with an ethos of caring and a strong focus on developing young New Zealanders into become outstanding citizens. St John Youth offers two unique but distinctive programmes. Th...

Supporting Families Wakatipu

Queenstown Lakes Family Centre is a primary mental health and social service provider. We are a team of Registered Health Professionals who specialise in working with children and families. We offer a range of evidence based services ti support families in meeting the emotional, social and behavioural needs of their children.

Te Korowai Hou Ora - Maori Mental Health

Te Korowai Hou Ora is situated at the Southland Hospital. Open: 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Upper Clutha Plunket

The rooms are open with a friendly hostess to provide a warm and welcoming environment for parents and caregivers of the under 5’s. You can find baby changing, toilet, breast feeding, bottle warming, play and tea & coffee facilities in our rooms for your convenience. During the week we offer a varied selection of groups from organised coffee mornings to information sessions including 'b...

Wakatipu Community Mental Health Team

Wakatipu Community Mental Health, Addiction & Intellectual Disability Services: Monday to Friday 8.30am ‐ 5.00pm The Wakatipu Community Mental Health Team provides a range of specialist mental health services in the Queenstown and Districts community. A multi‐disciplinary team of health professionals provides a range of services for people aged 18 years and over who have...

Wakatipu Medical Centre

Wakatipu Medical Centre is a community based general medical practice situated in Frankton. It serves patients from the wider Wakatipu basin, stretching Glenorchy to Gibbston Valley and as far south as Athol. Wakatipu Medical Centre is a traditional general practice, catering primarily for local families. We offer a range of medical services including immigration medicals, mole removals and trave...

Wakatipu Search and Rescue

Starting in the early 1980s, our Group has now been operational for some 30+ years. Initially, the group comprised of a small team of Police, National Park Rangers and keen trampers. We currently maintain a membership of around 40 persons drawn from around the Wakatipu area including Police SAR personnel. Wakatipu Search Management can now draw on four units of different disciplines depending u...

Wakatipu Victim Support

You can also contact Victim Support through the Police - Phone: 03 441 1600 Office Landline: 03 441 1608.

Wanaka Al-anon

Al-Anon has but one purpose: to help families of alcoholics. We do this by practicing The Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic. We believe that alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery. Queenstown AFG - Thursday 7.30pm Salvation Army Rooms 29 Camp St Queenstown

Wanaka Search and Rescue Group

Providing Search and Rescue support for the lost, missing and injured If you’re lost, missing or injured, day or night – we’ll come and find you. That’s the basic premise that drives the 80-odd volunteers of Wanaka Search and Rescue, which is affiliated with NZ LandSAR. We operate in the Mt Aspiring National Park and the Wanaka lakes area, from the high country to the riv...

Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade

Established 1953. Currently 33 Volunteer Firefighters, Attending approximately 175 calls a year. Two appliances, 851, 857 & one support vehicle 8526.

Wanaka Wastebusters

Wanaka's recycling centre and biggest reuse shop. Open 8am - 5.30pm, 7 days a week (closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and Anzac morning). Drop off your recycling, browse in the shop or check out the Ed-Space. Corner of Ballantyne Rd and Riverbank Rd.

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