Mematanga | Become a member

Joining Platform means joining a strong community mental health and addiction network that prides itself on collective action and innovation.

Platform Membership

Benefits of Membership

The members of Platform are a strong voice for the issues that matter for community mental health and addiction in Aotearoa New Zealand. Your membership helps Platform to maintain an independent voice.

The more members that represent the diversity of NGO and community providers, the more effective Platform can be in advocating with the government and public sector on driving transformative change in the mental health and addiction system.

Benefits of being a member include: 

  • Regular connection and support with others working in the mental health and addiction community network
  • Direct access to information and sector intelligence at national and regional levels
  • The ability to join our voices together to advocate for collective change and action

Lobbying, advocacy, and representation.

Regular updates about the sector and Government.

Connection to Platform’s wider networks.

Access to up to date information, idea sharing and innovative solutions.

Input into Platform|Atamira's annual workplan.

Connection with like-minded people and organisations throughout Aotearoa.

Membership options:

Standard Member

  • Individuals or organisations that wish to be part of, and contribute to a strong community network.
  • Access to information, sector intelligence, and national networking opportunities.
  • Ability to support a community-led collective action 

Sustaining member

  • Organisations who want to contribute significantly to projects.

Investing member

  • Organisations wanting to significantly invest and support in community development and social change in Aotearoa New Zealand.


Any NGO or community based organisation working in the wellbeing sector and/or providing mental health and addiction services.

Ready to join?

Complete our online membership application

Need more info?

Email or call 04 385 0385

"For us, collective action with a focus on equity and autonomy for those with lived experience is important, and being a member of Platform Trust allows us to work in collaboration rather than isolation to achieve this.”

- Taimi Allan, previous CEO, Changing Minds