Connect well

Bits and pieces to get you connecting with others, learning something new, having fun, and sharing the load.

Quick reads

Ideas for connecting with your local neighbourhood community.

Start on the Getting Through Together campaign activities with your flat or hall mates.

Try creating your own pepeha to introduce yourself in te reo Māori.

Introduce yourself in Pasifika languages using these language cards from the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.

How to connect with friends and how a problem shared is a problem halved.

Online games

Check out online games and activities to play with friends over Zoom:


Peer Tree weekly virtual coffee hangout for young adults with experience of mental distress.


Listen to the Eating Fried Chicken in the Shower podcast from Radio NZ about how much we need to stay connected.


Neighbourly is a NZ app to ease isolation, offer and receive support, stay informed and share stories.

Try out this worksheet on talking about your feelings and how communication is important for keeping well-connected.