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Consensus position paper

The Equally Well consensus position paper outlines the driving principles of the project. Organisations can show their commitment to Equally Well by formally endorsing the position paper.

The position paper has been written in consultation with Matua Raḵi consumer leadership group; New Zealand Medical Association; New Zealand Nurses Organisation; Nga Hau e Wha National Service User Group; Platform Trust; Royal Australian College of Psychiatrists; Te Ao Māramatanga New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses Inc and Te Pou.


If your organisation wishes to support the position paper please send an email to with the following:

  • the full name of your organisation

  • confirmation that you have the authority to give the organisation’s formal commitment

  • a high-resolution jpeg or eps file of your organisation’s logo.

Download consensus position paper

Endorsing Organisations

Acupuncture for Mental Health (AMH)

Alcohol & Other Drugs Provider Collaborative

Anxiety New Zealand Trust

Arataki Ministries Limited

Asian Family Services

AUT Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences – Te Ara Hauora A Pūtaiao

Balance Whanganui

Beth-Shean Trust

Blueprint for learning

Brave Hearts NZ

Cancer Society

Canterbury Clinical Network

Capri Sanctuary

CareNZ Manaaki Aotearoa

CHAMP Counties Manukau Mental Health and Addictions Partnership

Changing Minds NZ

Child Poverty Action Group Inc (CPAG)

Christchurch Primary Health Organisation

College of Nurses Aotearoa NZ Inc

Comcare Charitable Trusty

Community Energy Network

Community Housing Aotearoa

Council of Medical Colleges in New Zealand

Dayspring Trust

Ember Korowai Takitini

Emerge Aotearoa

Equip moemoea ngā wawata

Gateway Housing Trust

General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ)

He Waka Tapu

Health Connections

Te Hiringa Hauora – Health Promotion Agency

Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand

International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis – NZ branch

Island Bay Medical Centre


Junction Peer Support and Advocacy

Kāhui Tū Kaha

Kaikōura Healthcare

Lattice Consulting Limited

Le Va




Mahi Yoga

Melon Health

Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand

Mind and Body

Mental Health NZ/HealthCare NZ

National Directors of Mental Health Nursing

National Committee for Addiction Treatment

National Mental Health Commission Australia

Nelson East Medical Centre

New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine

New Zealand Needle Exchange Programme

New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nga Hau e Wha

NZ Early Intervention in Psychosis Society

NZ Drug Foundation

NZMA (New Zealand Medical Association)

Oasis Network

Odyssey Trust

Open Minds Australia Limited

Otago Mental Health Support Trust

Pact Group


Pegasus Health (Charitable) Limited

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand

Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

Pharmacy 547

Physiotherapy New Zealand


Platform Trust

Primary Health Alliance

Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand


Progress to Health

RC Psych Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK

RI International

Riccarton Medical

Sage Career Support

Saint Marks Addiction Residential Treatment Centre

The Salvation Army

South Island Mental Health and Addiction Services Service Level Alliance

Sport Auckland

Step Ahead

Stepping Stone Trust


Te Ao Māramatanga New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses

Te Ara Korowai

Te Menenga Pai Nga Whare Hauora

Te Pou

Te Runanga O Kirikiriroa

Te Waka Whaiora

Te Whatu Ora Family Whānau Advisory group

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Counties Manukau

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Hauora A Toi Bay of Plenty

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Lakes

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand South Canterbury

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Southern

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Tai Tokerau

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Tairāwhiti

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Taranaki

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Te Matau a Maui Hawke’s Bay: Mental Health & Addiction Service

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Waikato

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Waitemata

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Whanganui

The Integrative Practice

The Mind Tribe

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

The Loft

The Middle Path

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

Toi Ora

Tū Ora

Turning Point Trust

University of Auckland, School of Nursing

Vaka Tautua

Waikanae Health


Whitireia New Zealand

Wild Bamboo

Wise Group


Yellow Brick Road


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