Save a Mate (teen programme)

Save a Mate teaches young people essential first aid skills for risky situations.

Teaching teens about minimising harm

Save a Mate is an interactive course for secondary school students. The course teaches young people essential first aid skills for risky situations.

To book a Save a Mate course contact your local service centre or call 0800 RED CROSS (733 276).

What young people will learn

The Save a Mate course is designed for young people aged 14 to 19 years old. It teaches young people essential first aid skills for risky situations.

The course is delivered by trained New Zealand Red Cross instructors, is 60 minutes long and covers the following:

  • How to recognise unsafe situations
  • A handful of essential first aid skills
  • How to ask for help

How to book

Save a Mate is offered at no charge to schools, youth organisations and not-for-profits. It is fully funded by people who donate to New Zealand Red Cross.

To book a Save a Mate course please contact your local service centre or call 0800 RED CROSS (733 276).