In late July, the Ministry of Justice and Ministry for Social Development launched a new work programme to ensure government agencies respond better to family and sexual violence. In November 2014, the Ministerial Group on Family Violence and … [Read more...]
HELP News and Articles
News and articles about the work HELP is involved in.
Te Tai Tokerau Labour MP Kelvin Davis has recently returned to Parliament, with the aim of eliminating sexual violence in New Zealand. In line with his vision, #SpeakOut MASSIVE, a 17-day march from Auckland to Cape Reinga began on June 14th. Led by … [Read more...]
On the night of Friday August 28th, hundreds of supporters marched in solidarity to make the streets safe for women, in the 'Take Back the Night' march through central Auckland. Part of a global initiative, this Take Back the Night event was … [Read more...]
It is encouraging to know that crime rates in New Zealand have fallen to the lowest they have been in 35 years. Unfortunately, this is not the case for sexual violence, so our services remain in as high demand as ever. Through your support, we have … [Read more...]
In early July we received an extremely generous donation from the Z Energy Waikaraka team’s Good in the Hood competition. Each year, every Z Energy station gives away a share of $5,000 to local neighbourhood groups. The amount each group receives is … [Read more...]
Late in May, we received a donation from students in a Z Club based at Rutherford College. Consisting of high school students who gather together to confront girl’s and women's issues, Z Clubs are an initiative of Zonta, an international women's … [Read more...]