Mark Russell —

Is a free and confidential, nationwide telephone/online help line for NZ children between the ages of 5-18.

0800What'sUp have been there for the children of NZ for over 17 years, and during that time they have talked with thousands of children about whatever is on their mind. They will not tell you what to do, but instead provide support, and allow them space to explore what is best for them and the possible consequences of their choices

0800What'sUp is open every day, including public holidays

Hours are: Monday to Friday 12 noon-11pm and Weekends 3pm-11pm

They also offer online chat, available from 3-10pm each day