Crisis assessment teams

Mental health crisis services (for emergencies only).

DHB Area covered Phone
Mental Health Crisis Phone numbers
Northland Topuni to North Cape Whangarei (09) 430 4101 ext 3501/3516
Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm
Closed on weekends and public holidays
After hours 0800 223 371
Waitemata Wellsford to North Shore Mental Health Crisis (09) 486 8900 (operating 24/7)
Henderson (09) 822 8601
North Shore (09) 487 1414
Auckland Auckland City Mental Health Crisis 0800 800 717 (operating 24/7)
Counties Manukau South Auckland to Te Kauwhata Manukau Community Mental Health Centre
South Auckland (09) 261 3700
Awhinatia Health
South Auckland (09) 295 1200
Te Rawhiti Community Mental Health Centre
East Auckland (09) 538 0700
Matariki
Central Auckland (09) 270 9090
Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm. For urgent support please call us and you will be directed to reception or our after-hours phone line.
Waikato Coromandel, Hamilton to National Park Hamilton 0800 505 050 (operating 24/7)
Bay of Plenty Tauranga, Whakatane to Te Kaha Tauranga 0800 800 508
Whakatane 0800 774 545
Tairawhiti Hicks Bay to Gisborne Gisborne (06) 867 2435 / 0800 243500
Lakes Rotorua, Taupo, Turangi Lakes 0800 166 167 (operating 24/7)
Hawke’s Bay Wairoa, Napier, Hastings, Waipukurau Napier, Hastings 0800 112 334 (operating 24/7)
Taranaki New Plymouth to Waverly New Plymouth (06) 753 6139 ext 7680
Whanganui Ohakune, Whanganui to Bulls Whanganui 0800 653 358
MidCentral Palmerston North to Waikanae MidCentral 0800 653 357
Wairarapa Masterton to Martinborough Wairarapa 0508 432 432 (operating 24/7)
Hutt Valley Lower and Upper Hutt 0800 745 477 (operating 24/7)
Hutt Valley (04) 566 6999
Lower Hutt (04) 570 9801
Upper Hutt (04) 587 2860
(Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm)
Capital & Coast Kapiti to Wellington
Wellington, Kapiti Coast, Porirua City, Wellington City
Te Haike 0800 745 477 (operating 24/7)
Nelson Marlborough Top of South Island to Hanmer Springs, Nelson region from Rai Valley to Korere to Riwaka Nelson (03) 546 1421 (Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm)
Nelson Hospital (03) 546 1800. After hours, phone Nelson Hospital and ask for the on-call crisis staff.
Marlborough, as far as the Clarence River and up to the Lakes and down the Sounds, and as far as Rai Valley Marlborough – Witherlea Community Team (03) 520 9907 (Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm excluding public holidays)
Wairau Hospital (03) 520 9999. After hours, ask for crisis team.
Golden Bay area, from the top of Takaka Hill to Turimawiwi on the west coast of Golden Bay Golden Bay – Te Whare Mahana Trust (03) 525 7647 (crisis on-call service operating 24/7)
Canterbury Kaikoura to Ashburton Christchurch 0800 920 092 (operating 24/7)
West Coast West Coast, South Island Greymouth 0800 757 678 (operating 24/7)
South Canterbury Timaru, Mt Cook, Tekapo, Temuka, Waimate
Glenavy in the south to Rakaia in the north, and inland as far as Mount Cook
Timaru 0800 277 997
Southern Dunedin, Milford Sound south to Stewart Island Mental Health Services 0800 467 846 press 1 for Southland, press 2 for Otago.
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