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Coalition Launches “Let’s End Loneliness” Website 

The ‘Let’s End Loneliness’ website has been launched as a resource for anyone experiencing or concerned about loneliness.

Age Concern New Zealand Chief Executive Stephanie Clare says the website is designed as a source of information which also links people to support services. “Everyone can feel loneliness at some time, but it can be addressed and solved, and together we can end loneliness for New Zealanders who feel isolated.”

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Telephone or Tech? Stay Connected with Older People

New research carried out by the Universities of Auckland, Swansea and Bangor looks at the influence of phone calls, texts, emails and video-calling on the loneliness and isolation experienced by some older people.

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‘Alone Together’

The risks of loneliness in Aotearoa New Zealand following Covid-19 and how public policy can help.

A research paper by Holly Walker, published by the Helen Clark Foundation June 2020

https://helenclark.foundation/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/alone-together-report-min.pdf