Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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Feeling stressed?

If you're feeling overwhelmed, anxious or just need someone to talk to, contact your family doctor. You can also free call or text 1737, need to talk?, 24/7, seven days a week to talk with a trained counsellor. For more on where to find help, check out our guide to finding a therapist.

Your membership during lockdown

While the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown is in place, the Consumer NZ team will all be working from home to bring you our latest reports and test results. Here's what you need to know about your membership during the lockdown.

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