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Political Advocacy

Influencing political activities through cross-party secretariat duties, submissions, and election campaigns.

Current work

Cross-party secretariat

Platform|Atamira is the secretariat for the Cross-party Mental Health and Addiction Wellbeing group.

2020 Election Campaign

With the election coming up this September, Platform|Atamira has been working on getting important information out to our sector. 

Submissions

We regularly write submissions on behalf of our members, both individually and in partnership with other organisations.

Cross party Suicide prevention report

The Mental Health and Addiction wellbeing cross-party group released a report on Suicide Prevention 'Zero Suicides Aotearoa'.

Zero Suicides Aotearoa Cross party report

The Mental Health and Addiction wellbeing cross-party group released a report on Suicide Prevention 'Zero Suicides Aotearoa'.

Mental health and addiction forum

Political candidates attended a political mental health and addiction forum to highlight what each party would do if they are successful in the 2020 election.

Other work areas