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Contents:
 

·        WeCAN - Wait?kere Children's Action Network Meetings

·        Weekly Media Roundup

·        Making progress for our kids

·        Share Your Views About Criminal Justice Reform

·        Child Matters 1-Day Workshops

·        Focus Group: What’s working well with the ED response to family violence?

·        Pacific Family Violence Prevention Training (What you need to know)

·        Seminar: Insights into supporting children and young people



From last week:
Weekly Media Roundup
The Clearinghouse is moving campuses, to Grafton
Family Planning 2020 Training Courses
Sexual Violence Legislation Bill has its first reading
Transitioning from OOHC for Practitioners: Applying International Evidence

 

Other Links:

Community Waitakere

NZ Family Violence Clearinghouse

Inter-Agency Meetings

Inter-Agency Meetings

2019 meetings are from 10am-12pm
Opanuku Room
Corban Estate Arts Centre
2 Mt Lebanon Lane
Henderson

Next meeting:

Tuesday 10 December

 


Agenda will be confirmed 1-2 weeks before each meeting, contact our office for more information.


WeCAN - Wait?kere Children's Action Network Meetings

2019 meetings are from 10am-11.30am
Toru Room
MPHS Hub West
27 Corban Ave
Henderson

Next meeting

Wednesday 13 November

Agenda will be confirmed 1-2 weeks before each meeting, contact our office for more information.

 

Making WAVES

Kia ora Koutou,
 

Monday is November 25th, White Ribbon Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. We'll be promoting these important causes at at our White Ribbon Wait?kere Community Event - Thursday 28 November, 1-5pm at Catherine Plaza (courtyard outside Westcity Waitakere), Great North Rd, Henderson. Free ribbons, sausages and family activities - we would love to see you there!

That's all from me, have a great weekend everyone!

Ng? mihi nui ki a koutou katoa,
Amiria & the team at WAVES

Weekly Media Roundup

The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector....
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Making progress for our kids

Beehive Press Release: The Government is making progress on improving the wellbeing of the one million New Zealanders under the age of 18,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on World Children’s Day. The Government has today recommitted to the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history – the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of the Child, which enshrines in international law specific rights for children to have safe, happy and fulfilled childhoods....
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Share Your Views About Criminal Justice Reform

The H?paitia te Oranga Tangata – Safe and Effective Justice initiative has been set up to transform the criminal justice system and create a safer Aotearoa New Zealand. They have created an online 5 minute survey to understand what people think about our criminal justice system and how we might improve it....
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Child Matters 1-Day Workshops

The Impact of Family Violence on Children - 4 December 2019, 9am-4pm, Auckland South | Dynamics of Sexual Abuse - 13 February 2020, 9am-4pm, Central Auckland | Identifying and Responding to Vulnerability and Child Abuse - 18 March 2020, 9am-4pm, Auckland....
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Focus Group: What’s working well with the ED response to family violence?

From Shona Miriam McLeod, PhD student: I am undertaking confidential research into what creates a useful Emergency Department response to women who have experienced abuse by a partner. As part of this research I am seeking staff and volunteers from organisations and community groups who work with women who have experience of family violence. Thursday 12 December, 10-11.30am, Henderson, Auckland....
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Pacific Family Violence Prevention Training (What you need to know)

Organised by Pasefika Proud. Understanding the fundamentals to practising in the area of Family Violence is crucial to our Pacific communities. This programme seeks to equip, support and strengthen participants’ understanding of what defines family violence and its effect on Pacific. 28 - 29 February 2020, Manukau, Auckland. Free. NOTE: This programme is specifically for Pacific peoples attendance only. Use the register for this event button to express your interest to attend....
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Seminar: Insights into supporting children and young people

Organised by the Oranga Tamariki Evidence Centre. A ninety-minute seminar featuring two presentations; one discussing Growing Up in New Zealand (GUiNZ) data which looks at protective factors for children at high risk of adverse experiences; the other sharing findings from a recent Youthline commissioned 'State of the Generation' survey. Friday 6 December 2019, 10.30am-12pm, Wellington....
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Our address is:
8 Ratanui St
Henderson
Auckland

Contact details:
09 838 4834
PO Box 121450, Henderson, Auckland 0650