Booklet download: After a suicide booklet – practical information for people bereaved by suicide helps people deal with practical issues following a suicide and suggests some ways of answering difficult questions, coping with grief and caring for yourself. Ministry of Health, written by Skylight with NZGG.
Click here to purchase this NZ booklet especially written for young people bereaved by a suicide.
Under the Coroners Act 2006, NZ Police must report every suspected suicide to the local Coroner. Here is information about a Coroner's repsonsbilities and processes.
ACC may be able to help following a suicide, however this will depend on the circumstances of the death.
Coping with Media after a Serious Incident - by Victim Support
Working with the media - NZ Police
Media Reporting Rules. The Law Commission asked to review suicide reporting rules in July 2013 and this is their review of reporting rules:
The New Zealand Journalist Code of Ethics
New Zealand Police Police Ethnic/Asian liaison officers
Department of Internal Affairs Births, Deaths and Marriages Office - registering a death
or Freephone: 0800 22 52 52
Department of Internal Affairs Births, Deaths and Marriages Office
or Freephone 0800 22 77 77
The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) represents the majority of the funeral directing companies in New Zealand and uses a care