People First NZ staff and members are very shocked and sad to hear about the death of Auckland woman Lena Zhang Harrap. People First NZ sends its heartfelt condolences to the Harrap family.  

We understand how upsetting Lena’s death will be for many people especially the disabled community. For support please reach out and talk to your family and friends.  

You can also call or text Need to Talk? on 1737; this is a free counselling service that is open 24 hours/7 days a week.  

People First NZ members can contact People First NZ on 0800 20 60 70 if you need support.  

Keeping Safe Feeling Safe 

Keeping Safe Feeling Safe is a 10-part abuse prevention programme that delivers education to adults with learning disability about what abuse is, your rights, the law, keeping safe, healthy relationships, talking to the police, support services and how to report abuse and neglect. 

We would like to share a couple of Easy Read resources with you from our Keeping Safe Feeling Safe program.  

Keeping Safe Feeling Safe – Say NO to abuse booklet Keeping Safe, Feeling Safe – Booklet 4 – Keeping Yourself Safe

If you have any questions at all or would like to talk to someone at People First NZ: 

Phone:  0800 20 60 70 
Email: [email protected]