[9:52 am] Allister Rose


A police survey into workplace culture has revealed only a fifth of staff in one district thinks the force does not tolerate bullying.  Business leadership experts have now been brought in to help Northland’s police leadership improve workplace conditions… Read More…

Work-related suicides should be reported by employers and investigated by the safety watchdog amid concern that workplace stress is at “epidemic levels”, trade unions have said.... Read More…

A former police officer living with the horrors of New Zealand’s deadliest road crash 60 years on is appalled traumatised police are still left to fend for themselves.... Read More…

Media Works Radio Interview

Source: Media Works | Type: Radio Audio File

Allister Rose recent radio comments... Listen 

NZ Police accused of abandoning injured former staff

Source: NZ Herald | Type: Press Release

Former police traumatised on the frontline are calling out the organisation’s top brass for severing support once injured staff retire... Read more

Itzik Saidyan says reforms promoted in wake of his protest are stalling, urges government not to forget those with PTSD: ‘I was trapped in a war that can’t be explained in words’.….. Read more

Inquest into police officer’s death hears wife raised alarm

Source: NZ Herald | Type: Press Release

The estranged wife of a police officer said she flagged his suicide risk for months before he died, but was always told the police would “look after” him.….. Read more

NZ Police Neglecting The Safety Of Its Staff

Source: Scoop | Type: Press Release

Blue Hope Foundation is pleased the officer injured while spiking the vehicle of an alleged car thief is recovering from his injuries, and the Foundation wishes him a speedy recovery….. Read more

The District Court has ruled that a woman subject to workplace bullying was entitled to ACC cover in connection with her work-related mental injury.

This begs the question of whether bullied employees who receive ACC cover for mental injury are still entitled to compensation under the Employment Relations Act 2000…. Read more

WorkSafe has charged the police after a crash involving a speed camera van, which left its operator critically injured and another man dead.

The crash took place on Upper Harbour Highway (SH18) near Greenhithe on Auckland’s North Shore in August 2021, when a grey Subaru Forrester hit the back of a speed camera van parked on the side of the motorway… Read more

The New Zealand Police has been charged with alleged breaches of health and safety laws after the death of a senior gang member in custody, in the first prosecution of its kind… Read more

Health & Safety Conversations Episode 14 Allister Rose NZBS

Source: H&S Conversations | Type: podcast

Allister Rose NZBS talks about his time in front line responders roles and in particular with the New Zealand Police Force, post traumatic stress disorder, mental health and his journey in health and safety. Allister is a highly decorated former Police Officer with 15 years lived experience and set up Hatikvah: Blue Hope Foundation to help Police with their mental health challenges and to prevent more Officers taking their lives as a result of post traumatic stress disorder and depression.

Their vision is to safeguard the rights, health and safety of the Blue Whanau (family). Allister is an inspiration and I hope businesses and individuals help support this organisation that supports those who are always there for us.

I hope you will get as much from this honest conversation as I did….. Watch Now

Diane Hunt is incredibly frustrated after months of emails and delays from the health and safety regulator, prompting her to make a formal complaint.... Read Now

Diane Hunt is incredibly frustrated after months of emails and delays from the health and safety regulator, prompting her to make a formal complaint.... Read Now

Willie Apiata features in short film to launch mental health policy framework for veterans…

Source: NZ Herald | Type: article

Never before seen portrait of himself, Willie Apiata describes as a an of a “broken man”… Read Now

Post-traumatic stress disorder rife among police, survey shows

Source: NZ Herald | Type: article

Data shows the rate of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among New Zealand Police is sky-high… Read Now

Parliament protest prompts more than 750 police referrals to ‘wellness advisers’

Source: NZ Herald | Type: article 

Over a third of the police at the anti-mandate riots at Parliament referred to support services to help with the emotional toll…    Read Now

You Me & PTSD

Source: Spotify | Type: podcast 

Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine discusses how PTSD is being dealt with in medicine. Listen now

What It’s Like to Battle Depression

Source: TED| Type: video 

Andrew Solomon’s story about experiencing depression. Watch now
ISO 45003: Guidance for reducing mental health risk at work

Source: YouTube| Type: video 

Webinar on ISO 45003. Watch now
Ex-soldier wins ‘watershed’ post traumatic stress case

Source: RadioNZ| Type: article

Article from RNZ about a soldier’s battle. Read now

Former police left waiting for months for PTSD payout

Source: RadioNZ| Type: article

RNZ article about a police officer who had to wait months with PTSD. Read now
Risk factors of PTSD Dr Garth den Heyer highlighted sections

Source: Arizona State University| Type: PDF

A document by Dr Garth De Heyer about the risk factors of PTSD. Read now