Waatea 5th Estate: Suicide in New Zealand

This week I was invited to be part of a panel conversation about the Suicide rates in New Zealand, on the television current affairs show “Waatea 5th Estate.”  The episode was the second part of a two part special on the topic.

Waatea 5th Estate is a  joint venture of Martyn “Bomber” Bradbury’s wesbite The Daily Blog and Waatea News.  It screens live weeknights at 7pm on Sky TV 83 “Face TV” as well as streaming live on The Daily Blog and Waatea News.

The other guests were Annie Newman – Director of Campaingning for E tu, by phone Matthew Tukaki – National Suicide Prevention Coalition Australia, Chairman and Kevin Hague MP – Green Party Health Spokesperson.

You can view the episode here:

Part one of this two part special featured Stephen Bell – National Spokesperson for Youthline, Reverend Dr Hirini Kaa. – Religious and History lecturer at Auckland University and by phone Mike King – Mental health campaigner and Key Note Speaker at the Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference.

You can view part one here:

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