Support Directory

Support Directory


We want to remind all of our students that we are here to help and support you throughout your learning journey. If you ever feel overwhelmed, have questions, or need assistance with anything related to your coursework or anything at all, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.


Whether you are an ATNZ employed apprentice or are employed directly by an engineering business and doing an ATNZ apprenticeship, ATNZ pay for counselling services should you need them.

Simply contact our provider, OCP and tell them you are an ATNZ apprentice needing help.

You can contact them on 0800 377 990 or at


Call 111 (in New Zealand) if you or someone else is in an unsafe or life-threatening situation right now. You can also go to your local Emergency Department.

Use Ten Five (105) to report things that don’t need urgent Police assistance.

Directory of External Support Agencies


We offer brief 1:1 counselling support where we focus on one or two key things you need support for.

Alcohol Drug Helpline

The Alcohol Drug Helpline provides friendly, non-judgmental, professional help and advice.

Alcoholic Anonymous New Zealand

is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Auckland Sexual Health Regional Services

Provides free and confidential specialist service on sexual health care

Auckland Women’s Refuge

Provides help for women and children experiencing family violence

Citizens Advice Bureau

provides arange of advice and support including conusmer, personal, financial, health and wellbeing, housing, etc.

Depression Helpline

Talk to a trained counsellor at the Depression Helpline about how you are feeling or to ask a question.

Dress for Success

The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.


free financial mentoring services

Gambling Helpline

providing support and advice for those people and others about gambling


The Groov app gives you the tools to make small daily steps that create big changes for your daily wellbeing.


Site providing advice to any health issue

Housing Advice Center

free advice about responsibilities and rights as tenants or landlord

Lifeline Aotearoa

Provides help for people in distress and in crisis

Money Talks

Anybody can get in touch with our MoneyTalks team if they need help with day-to-day money matters like budgeting and debt management.

Narcotics Anonymous

A venue for people with drug addiction problems to meet regularly to help each other stay clean and recover from the effects of drugs


Netsafe supports people with content harm online and promotes safe and positive online experiences.

Pocketsmith Apps

family budgeting apps; free version is available

Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand

Provides free and confidential support and advice for anyone affected by gambling

Royal Federation of NZ Justices’ Associations

Searchable registry of JP’s across New Zealand

Samaritans Aotearoa New Zealand

Provides support for people experiencing loneliness, depression, despair and other mental health issues

Skinny Jump

Jump is a low-cost prepaid broadband service for eligible Kiwi homes. Skinny Jump is a programme designed to help more New Zealanders gain access to affordable broadband at home.

free(government funded) independent online money management guide

Tenancy Services

provides information for tenants and landlords on their rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act.

Women’s Refuge

New Zealand’s largest nationwide organisation that support and helps women and children experiencing family violence.

Women’s Refuge 24H Crisis Service Auckland

Helps and support women and children experiencing family violence


provides free advice on tenancy issues for people below 25 years old


Provides help and support for youth 25 years old and below