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About Piki

Piki’s vision is to enhance Rangatahi’s quality of life by equipping them with tools to overcome adversity and strengthen their wellbeing.

Piki is available to Rangatahi aged 18-25 living in the Greater Wellington region.

Piki is a Māori word meaning both to support or aid, and to climb or ascend.

Piki offers free access to:

  • Easy and personalised access to therapy at a convenient place and time
  • An emotional wellness app that helps you access support and track your progress
  • Links to 24/7 support through phone and web services
  • Trained peer support coaches.

The Piki programme is funded by the Ministry of Health and brought together by a consortium of organisations including:

  • Tū Ora Compass Health
  • Otago University
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • Massey University
  • Melon Health
  • Homecare Medical
  • PeerZone
  • Explore
  • Te Awakairangi Health Network

Piki is being independently evaluated by Otago University, Te Whare Wānana o Otāgo, researchers.