Welcome to the Nutters Club

Welcome to The Nutters Club, an online resource designed to inspire discussion and offer help with all things related to mental health.

You can join the discussion on Facebook
and find us talking it up over at Newstalk ZB.

Founded in 2009 by Mike King, The Nutters Club began life as a radio show which encouraged us all to take ownership of our own mental health.

In the years following we’ve made it to TV, published a book and have a robust Facebook community where people interact every day. This website has been designed to be the hub for all things Nutters Club. Whether you’ve heard us on the radio, found us online or on TV, or if you’ve been referred to this site by your health professional, you are welcome here. 

Nutters Video Clips

From time to time we will be producing new mini episodes of The Nutters Club from our Newstalk ZB studio. You’ll find these and other clips here.

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TV Shows

Seventy five epsidoes of The Nutters Club TV show have been produced on topics such as depression, bipolar disorder, addiction, anxiety and much more.

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Radio Shows

You can catch up on our Newstalk ZB radio show here every week with these podcasts of the entire show.

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Latest TV show

Gary McPhee

Biker and colourful Mayor of Carterton, straight-talking Gary McPhee shares the microphone with Mike King and the ‘Nut-Cracker’ Dr David Codyre. From behind his tough exterior, Gary reveals his story of depression and crisis, and tells of finding a way through to the light at the end of the tunnel.

Latest radio show

Chasing Highs & Living with Bipolar

Brooke O’Neill experienced postpartum psychosis just days after the birth of her first child. She was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and prescribed Lithium to treat the symptoms. O’Neill talks about 13 years of chasing the high, or manic symptoms, which ended in a suicide attempt. At this crisis point, she entered respite care and peer support which began her journey to more stability in life and to her career as a nurse in the centre she was treated in. Her book, Spiders, vampires and jail keys - a story of depression, mania and losing my mind, is O’Neill’s account of the highs and lows of living with Bipolar. She shares with host Hamish Coleman-Ross and psychotherapist Kyle MacDonald, thanks to NZ on Air.