New Zealand's suicide problem
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Among 15-19 year olds New Zealand has by far the world's highest suicide rate

Hundreds of pairs of shoes are making their way round New Zealand in a project to raise awareness of suicide in the country. Bereaved families have donated a pair of shoes for each loved-one lost to suicide.

It's part of a campaign by community groups to try to get the government to improve mental health services. Jane Stevens lost her son Nicky in 2015.

(Pic: Diane Hall holds the workboots of her husband Jake, who died from suicide in 2014; Credit Simon Oosterman)

  • 30 Aug 2017