North Island Events 2011Check out some posters used during the 2011 Campaign, and details of events below. Have you started planning for White Ribbon Month 2012..?
Auckland White Ribbon Day – handing out ribbons 7:30am, 25 November The City Police will be handing out ribbons at Britomart and other key locations including ADHB approved locations on the day, as per previous years. Vaughn Graham, Auckland City Police, firstname.lastname@example.org 09 3026493 Auckland YDG Farm visit 1pm, 19 November Young dads group are taking their families on a vist to the farm out in Henderson. Young dads and their mentors will be going on this trip between 40 and 60 people. Young Dads group is a collabaration between Glen Innes Family Centre, Thrive and Te Waipuna Puawai with support from Father and Child. Chris Makoare Glen Innes Family Centre 021 020 62990 email@example.com Auckland Te Papapa School White Ribbon Event 25 November Day to promote and to raise awareness. This will provide an opportunity for our community to recognise that White Ribbon Day is a celebration for both men and women whom are no longer living in violent relationships or are in the process of recieving help. – The children will have the opportunity to write about the positive relationship of their parents. – Will invite an evening for parents to come and hear the stories from their child/childrens. – A celebration of living violence free. Contact Rebekah Staples ATWC – Putting Children First 027 567 4124 firstname.lastname@example.org Auckland White Ribbon Day – Tautoko te Kaupapa (support the cause) 7am, 25 November We will be distributing white ribbons to all Primary and Secondary Schools that are involved in the Cool School Peer Mediation Programme we here at the Peace Foundation manage. This will help create the awareness within the education sector for both Primary & Secondary students. Contact Jonnie Black from The Peace Foundation email@example.com 09 373 2379 Auckland White Ribbon Day – Display 8am 25 November We will have a display in the atruim, level 9, of National Women’s Hospital and ribbons will be distributed to male staff and patients who would like to show their support. Organised by Simone Pook, National Women’s Health, Auckland City Hospital, firstname.lastname@example.org 09 307 4949 ext 25678 Auckland Probation Awareness 8.30am, 25 November White Ribbon Day eill be promoted at three report-in centres including the area office in Manukau. Organised by Joy Shaw, Community Probation Services, 0272332453, email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Auckland City -Grafton White Ribbon Breakfast 7.30am, 25 November White Ribbon Day Breakfast with White Ribbon Ambassador, Dr Hone Kaa, the White Ribbon Riders and boys fromDilworthSchool. Tatai Hono Marae,10 Burleigh Street, Grafton. Anton Blank, email@example.com, 021 406 031 Auckland – Mangere As Public Servants we will promote ‘It’s not OK’ booklets and share the message with all our clients and the public whom we come across – that we fully support violence against Women is a big NO!!! We will also seek permission from our HQ to wear the White Ribbon T Shirt on the day of the campaign. Organised by Muriel Taala, Work & Income NZ, Mangere. Muriel.Taala001@msd.govt.nz 09 916 1731 Auckland – Manukau White Ribbon Whanau Fun Day 9.50am, 25 November Gala day with performances from local schools, speeches from high profile guests and the White Ribbon Riders. Contact Raewyn Bhana from the South Auckland Family Violence Prevention Network to get involved, 09 278 9304. Auckland – Manukau White Ribbon Breakfast for High School Youth in South Auckland 8am, 25 November This event coincides with the big event on the 25th November 2011 at the Manukau Square, the Breakfast will take place at Salvation Army Manukau and will have guest speakers and include a visit from the White Ribbon Riders…A great collaboration of agencies are coming together for this great cause. Organised by Diana Vao from the Salvation Army firstname.lastname@example.org Auckland – Manukau The Dream Centre 12.30pm, 25 November White Ribbon Ride visit to The Dream Centre. Come down and meet them from 12.30pm! Contact Anna Tauti 027 508 8071, 09 2612623 email@example.com Auckland – Manukau Dorothy Martin 12pm, 25 November White Ribbon Day Shared Luncheon We are a Private Training Organisation based in Manukau City. Almost all of our students are Maori or Pacific Islanders and have either been directly involved with or have been affected by violence in the home. This is an opportunity for our students to not only celebrate their diversity, their education successes (success may mean just signing up for and attending training) and abilities, but also their right to be safe in a non violent and/or judgemental environment. Contact Dorothy Martin MSL Training Ltd 09 263 6940 firstname.lastname@example.org Auckland – Manukau Bric-a-Brac and Book Sale for Women’s Refuge Project for Migrant Women 10.00am, 2 October Zonta Club members will collect items for their annual Bric-A-Brac and Book Sale, which will be held on 2 October 2011. Proceeds will go to Women’s Refuge Project for Migrant Women. Contact Gaye Mears, Zonta Club of East Auckland Inc. email@example.com 021 2225810 Auckland – North Shore We will be attending a number of events on the North Shore. We hope to have a stall at the Pasefika Event on the North Shore and other Xmas parades around White Ribbon Day. Contact Yvonne Powley, North Shore Community & Social Services firstname.lastname@example.org / 09 4864820 or Deb Humphries 021 045 6912 Auckland – North Shore Supporting the North Shore Event. 2:45pm, 25 November We have the Patriots Defence Force Motorcycle Club and Te Ahi Kikoha as the White Ribbon Ride on parade on the 25th November in support of White Ribbon Day. We do expect to have a large audience on the day. Contact Wayne Williams Safer North community Trust 09 489 4975 x 113 or 0274 500 478 email@example.com Auckland – Onehunga Onehunga Community White Ribbon Day 9:30am, 25 November We have different organisations within the Onehunga community such as Father & Child Trust, Shakti Women’s Centre, CYFs, Community Link, Tongan Trust, Multi Eduction Pasifika, Police providing information stalls, BBQ ( (donation to Shakti Women’s Crisis team), face painting, live music. We have a giant sized White Ribbon that we display on our building. We have run this successful event for the past three years, last year we had approx 200 people attend through out the day. Contact Michelle Mitchell, Onehunga Community Centre, firstname.lastname@example.org 09 634 9253 Auckland – Orewa Orewa Santa Parade 11am, 19 November We are going to have a stall at the Orewa Santa Parade with ribbons, balloons and information about family violence support in our community. Contact Diane Woolson Neville, Te Rito Rodney email@example.com 09 426 6524 Auckland – Otara White Ribbon Luncheon Support 12.30pm, 11 November Service Centre Luncheon for support of White Ribbon Week, to raise awareness and towards the purpose and povision of cultures in the workplae. Contact the Otara CPS 09 271 7750 Auckland – Pukekohe Te Paihere O Nga Wahine me Nga Tane 10am, 9 December To raise awareness of family & domestic violence in our community. Contact Robert Hita, Huakina Development Trust for details: firstname.lastname@example.org 09 2373325 Auckland – Rodney White Ribbon Day Rodney 10am, 25 November We will be holding free sausage sizzle’s in Warkworth & Wellsford, handing out information on family violence awareness and prevention and raising the profile of Rodney Stopping Violence, Homebuilders Family Centre, the Warkworth/Wellsford Women’s Centre, and Hestia Women’s Refuge. Contact Rodney Stopping Violence Services, 09 4222 102 Auckland – Waiheke Island White Ribbon Day Flag Raising 11.30, 25 November Raising the White Ribbon Day flag with speeches by local personalities and dignitaries Contact Kamalesh Lovegrove Living Without Violence – Waiheke 09 3729220 email@example.com Auckland – Waitakere White Ribbon Day March 25 November, 12.30pm Every year Waitakere holds a WRD march through the main streets of Henderson starting at the Waitakere Hospital and ending at the Falls Park with speeches and performance and events for children. The WRD riders also attend. The March is led by prominent male community leaders including the Area Commander of Police, the FV Court Judge, heads of men’s programmes, ambassadors for WRD and the like. Contact Kelly Maung from Auckland Council firstname.lastname@example.org 0212447518 to get involved. Auckland – Waitakere White Ribbon Day visit toKelstonBoysHigh School 9.30am, 25 November The White Ribbon Riders will be visiting aKelstonBoysHigh School, where school students will perform for them. A light lunch will be served at the end of the performance. Contact Kelly Maung from Auckland Council email@example.com 0212447518 to get involved. Auckland – Waitakere Man Alive White Ribbon Ride 2.35pm, 25 November The White Ribbon Riders will have afternoon tea with the Man Alive group at11 Edmonton Road,Henderson. Togia Lanefale, Man Alive, firstname.lastname@example.org, 09 835 0509 ext 809 Cambridge Cambridge Edtion newspaper fund raising in the Cambridge area We are going to saturate the Cambridge area with posters, collection buckets for White Ribbon Day, large write up in the paper and asking advertisers to donate some of their advertising spend to the appeal. Contact Denise Saxton, Cambridge Edtion email@example.com 07 8273680 Cambridge White Ribbon Ride 8.30am, 24 November Hosting of White Ribbon Riders in Cambridge; Cambridge business/services relay cycle ride to maximise involvement of public Contact Beryl Emery Waipa Family Violence Intervention Network 021 572 062 / 07 843 7367 / firstname.lastname@example.org Dannevirke Dannevirke White Ribbon Ride stop 5pm, 21 November My Whanau-My Team themed event with sports activities, healthy food, parenting messages, health checks and of course the messaging around ending family violence. Contact Wendy Lansdown from Tararua REAP to get involved, 06 374 6565 Dargaville 11.30am, 25 November Dargavilles Support Day – Car and Bike Run to Dairy Flats Meet at Woolworth Car Park for parade through town, pledge signing, then ride to Dairy Flats Contact Tina Stewart 09 4396553 email@example.com Featherston White Ribbon Ride Tea Break 12.10pm, 21 November The Riders will stop for a ‘tea break’ at the Community Centre where the local community is invited to attend. Gerry Brooking, WFVN, firstname.lastname@example.org, 06 377 0933 Fielding White Ribbon Ride Breakfast 8am, 22 November The Riders will be having breakfast at the Te Runanga o Raukawa,139 South St, Fielding. Hinekahu Gotty Te Runanga o Raukawa, email@example.com, 06 323 6446 / 027 207 1241 Fielding Feilding White Ribbon Day 10.30am, 25 November A march, sausage sizzle and speakers are planned for White Ribbon Day in Fielding, along with a visit from the White Ribbon Ride from 8-9.15am on Tuesday 22nd November. Contact Andrew Dever-Tod from Te Manawa Services firstname.lastname@example.org 06 323 8330 for details. Feilding 0 tolerance against Violence towards Women 25 November We will be on the streets in our community speaking to every one and any one about ending Violence Against Women. Contact Robyn Duncan from Manchester House Social Services for details, email@example.com 06 323 7191 Feilding Streetparty 4 Jesus 2011 10am 25 November Feilding Youth proudly supporting White Ribbon Day & Yellow Ribbon sharing their hearts and memories of their loved ones lost/taken by domestic violence and suicide Contact Liz Perawiti youth 221369950 firstname.lastname@example.org Gisborne White Ribbon Ride 5.15pm, 22 November The White Ribbon riders will do a lap of the town then the community will put on a meal for them. Come along to Marina Park, Gisborne District Council Buildings. Tim Marshall, Tauawhi Men’s Centre, email@example.com, 027 634 4021 Gisborne BIG GUY little guy 25 November BIG GUYS within Tairahiti District Health host little guys from a local primary school for a morning and engage in fun activities which also promote violence free messages. Organised by Kay Symes Tairawhiti District Health Kay.Symes@tdh.org.nz (06) 8690500 ext 8606 Gisborne Walk away from Violence 5pm, 25 November A gathering at Marina Park Gisborne and then march/walk around the 3 bridges, returning to the park for a picnic and entertainment. Tim Marshall, Tairawhiti Men Against Violence/Tauawhi Mens Centre, firstname.lastname@example.org 027 634 4021 Hamilton White Ribbon Ride Community Event 3pm, 23 November The White Ribbon Ride will be joining the kids at the OSCAR after school kids program at the Enderley Park Communtiy Centre,Tennyson St, Enderley. Contact Margaret from the Enderley Community Centre 07 853 8460 Hamilton North IslandWhite Ribbon Ride National Launch 8am, 19 November Come along for the Breakfast Launch of theWhiteRibbonNorthIslandRide,1190 Victoria Street,Hamilton. Contact Roni Albert, Te Whakaruruhau Maori Women’s Refuge, email@example.com 07 855 1569 Hamilton Ribbon distribution 10am, 26 November Distrubuting ribbons and information to the general public at malls, supermarkets etc.. Futher ideas are yet to be developed Contact Catherine Corbett 07 8561146 firstname.lastname@example.org Hamilton White Ribbon Day the big freeze 12.30pm, 25 November Similar to a dance flash mob this is a freeze where we invite people to Freeze in place for about 3 minutes as a group in a central site, while we have other people handing out white ribbons and stickers. Contact Sarah Oliver Hamilton City Council 21942922 email@example.com Hamilton Hamilton Abuse Intervention Project – White Ribbon Support 25 November Supporting breakfasts, local communities, street walk, and court referrals. For details contact Kaipo Peters, Hamilton Abuse Intervention Project firstname.lastname@example.org 07 834 3148 Hamilton Sausage sizzle/Public awareness 11am, 25 November Contact Brenda Johnson, Work and Income, email@example.com 07 957 6811 Hamilton 1 October Celebrate women against violence in Midlands Needle Exchange Contact Denise Gemmell, Needle Exchange, firstname.lastname@example.org 027 279 2279 Hamilton White Ribbion Day Dinsdale Shopping Centre 10am, 25 November Each year the staff of Dinsdale Community Link and supporting Business pay for a sausage sizzle from 10-3pm, we hold an event that shuts down some of the carpark in our shopping centre and we invite the public to sit and watch the entertainment. We have bands come and the local kapa haka group joins us, two of our local schools come down and sing with the band. Our MC through out the day shares with the public messages of how we all can help. We are part of a community link that connects people with over 15 different agencies – all of which are invited to host on the day. We publish the photos of the day in our office each year. Contact April Johnson, Dinsdale Community Link, email@example.com 07 9576825 Hastings We will run White Ribbon Awareness campaigns through the whole week, and are also the Hawke’s Bay area organiser for the ride. Contact Peter Andersson from YMCA Hawke’s Bay to get involved, firstname.lastname@example.org 06-8783027 Hastings 10am, 25 November White Ribbon Day As like every year we are holding a Hastings Central Business White Ribbon Day. This year we are spending more time and going the extra mile to promote and support this. We have invited many guest speakers and will be having involvement of schools, men speaking from dfifferent walks of life. Contact Mary Paki from the Hawkes Bay DHB Mental Health Service to get involved, email@example.com 068788109 ext 5819 Hastings White Ribbon Ride 10:30am, 22 November White Ribbon Riders in Hastings for a White Ribbon event. Come down to the stage in the CBD to welcome them to Hastings! Contact Darren Prtichard, Hastings Police 06 873 0590 Hawera White Ribbon Ride school visit 1.35pm, 22 November The Riders will visit HaweraPrimary School, 261 South Rd, Hawera, and speak with the students about the campaign. Meridath Sullivan,School Principal, firstname.lastname@example.org, 06 278 7709 Hawera Violence Intervention Coordinators at Middlemore Hospital CMDHB Mufti Day and Collection at Front Counter 8am, 25 November Our staff are holding a mufti day on Friday 25 November and will also have White Ribbons etc available to the public for a gold coin donation. We will also be taking photos of the men who work here to send to you for the website. Contact Sonia Murray from South Taranaki District Council email@example.com 0800111323 Hawera White Ribbon Day 2pm, 25 November We are part of the South Taranaki Safe Families Collabortive and we are having a street march and a bbq on 25 November to bring more awareness around violence towards women and children Contact Marion James at South Taranaki Safe Families Collabortive, 06 759 1492 ext 6 Helensville White Ribbon Day BBQ 11am, 25 November We plan to have a free sausage sizzle in Helensville town on November 25th, we will use the event to connect with people and raise awareness of the significance of the cause. Contact Andrew – Men & Family Centre South Kaipara, ph 09 420 8263 Huntly White Ribbon Day at Huntly and White Ribbon Ride stop over 2pm, 24 November Waahi whaanui staff and other organisations are taking part in a big family/whanau concert on site at the Parry Street complex to make those in the community aware of the White Ribbon message. Posters and other resources will be spread around the Waikato region to allow whanau time to prepare for the upcoming White Ribbon Ride visit. Inviting every preschool, primary and secodary school and Wananga in Huntly to participate along with those artists who no longer attend a school. Invitation to all services who deal with Family Violence to promote their services. We will be getting the community to sign the White Ribbon pledge and asking men who are great male role models to tell their stories Contact Lyn King Population Health Waikato District Health Board firstname.lastname@example.org 07 828 6532 / 021 356 786 or William Tipene from Waahi Whaanui Trust email@example.com 07 828 9695 ext 820. Hutt Valley White Ribbon Week Hutt Valley DHB Step up, Sign up & Support the ‘Stand Up To Violence’ signature banner. Throughout this week the 25 metre 2010 Giant White Ribbon will be on display within the main corridor of the hospital. The banner is a collection of signatures from those adding their names and support to stopping violence in our communities, homes, workplaces and anywhere else that it exists. Sixty panels were sent around the country prior to White Ribbon Day 2010 to be filled with signatures. The panels were then gathered and sewn into a Giant Ribbon which was installed at Auckland DHB. We invite everyone to sign our sections of fabric adding the HVDHB support to the Giant Ribbon before it gets passed onto the next prominent location. See if you can find the Prime Ministers signature and other dignitaries, it’s there amongst the hundreds of others! 12.15-1.15pm, 18 November Tane & Wahine ‘Finding the Balance’ Complimentary Roles:He Tahuhu Whakawhanau New AmsterdamReedy – is a much respected Maori academic and practitioner of traditional Maori frameworks of wellbeing and holistic practices. Tane & Wahine ‘Finding the Balance’ Complimentary Roles: He Tahuhu Whakawhanau. Is an interactive workshop which invites people to experience Ngati Porou-tanga that explores Maori models of relationships, whanau, childbirth and child rearing practices. A healthy debate on issues relevant to Mana Tane and the roles of protector, nurturer, provider – father, son, brother etc within whanau. Highly recommend to all staff, public and visitors. Location DHB Auditorium / Learning Centre. 12:30–1:30pm, 15 November Grand Round: Men’s Panel discussion “Its Not OK ….Are You Okay”. Location: Auditorium/Learning Centre Highly recommend to all staff, public and visitors. A panel of men from various walks of life and circumstances; who share their journeys, perspectives (personal & professional), differences and similarities about taking why we all need to take a proactive stand against violence and abuse. For more information please contact Nicholette Pomana – DDI: 570 9921 / 0272310457 firstname.lastname@example.org Kaitaia Tamarere – Opua Country Womens Institute Awareness Day 9am, 25 November The institute baked bags of cookies in 2010 and gave them out for free to the community of Kawakawa, they also handed out awareness material. They did this voluntary last year and will be doing it again this year. Contact your Local Police Station for details. Kaitaia Kaitaia White Ribbon Whanau Day 12pm, 26 November The Far North Maori Social Service Provider Forum is made up of NGO’s based in the Far North who have formed a collective to address issues pertaining to domestic/whanau violence in our community. We will be hosting a White Ribbon Whanau Day in a public carpark in Kaitaia on 26 November 2001. This day will be the venue to raise our communities awareness around domestic/whanau violence and to offer agency contact details for whanau to get help. We will be one of the Northern legs of the White Ribbon Ride, will have a concert happening, will be promoting key messages around prevention of this violence and will also providing resources for whanau to take home to highlight the non-violence kaupapa of this day. We will also be having key speakers sharing their experiences with regard to this issue. Sam Tecklenburg Waitomo Papakainga Development Officer email@example.com / 09 408 0900 Kapiti White Ribbon Week Promotion 21-25 November Promotion within Work and Income office supporting our staff in the promotion of our Family Violence Intervention Program. This is in conjunction with the wider Kapiti Community and their activites during White Ribbon Week. Contact Sandra Moncrieff, Work and Income for details, firstname.lastname@example.org 04 903 0924 Kapiti Coast Celebration that Council is a White Ribbon Council! 25 November Get in touch with Sam Hutcheson from Kapiti Coast District Council 027 5556 818 Kawerau Kawerau White Ribbon Ride stop over 1pm, 23 November Coordination of all schools and preschool centres to converge on Prideaux Park just prior to the arrival of the motorbike riders. There will be korero from the group of riders, from a community delegate and from a rangatahi delegate. The winner of a school competition will be chosen. Coordinated by Jodi Hawe from Eastbay REAP, email@example.com 07 323 8605 Levin Family Picnic / White Ribbon Ride Hui 12.30-4.30pm, 20 November Family Picnic held at our town’s largest public park with live music, food, kapa haka & showcasing the arrival of the White Ribbon Riders to build awareness in a family environment for the prevention of domestic / family violence in our region & our nation. Contact Veronica Pitt Horowhenua Ffamily Violence Intervention Programme Inc firstname.lastname@example.org 06 367 0355 or Lyn Cooper, Birthright Levin Inc., email@example.com 06 368 7039 or Shelley Williams Birthright Levin Inc. 06 368 7039 Levin Self Defense Workshops @ the Freyberg Lounge,Chamberlain Street, Levin 10am – 12noon 22 & 23 November Contact Veronica Pitt Horowhenua Ffamily Violence Intervention Programme Inc firstname.lastname@example.org 06 367 0355 or Lyn Cooper, Birthright Levin Inc., email@example.com 06 368 7039 or Shelley Williams Birthright Levin Inc. 06 368 7039 Lower Hutt TaitaCollegeraising awareness of family violence 9am, 22 November TaitaCollegeJuniorSchoolare hosting the White Ribbon Riders alongside this they are raising awareness of family violence to this generation. There has been an outstanding response with over 120 students putting their name down as the planning group only. Planned is a photo to be taken of students with important males to them standing behind them to show support against family violence. We are intending on getting this into the local paper and for the photo to be hung all year round in the school foyer. Students will also be taking part in other activities throughout the community hence we would like them to all be wearing a white ribbon for each event. Invited into the school will be Avalon Intermediate the neighbouring school so their students also can have awareness raised to them with schools opening doors to discuss and issues of this nature. Contact Kim Barnden Midnight Express 0273 703 744 firstname.lastname@example.org or Rose atTaitaCollege 567 8728 ex 256 / 021 154 0617 Lower Hutt Pomare White Ribbon Day Community Breakfast – “Unity in Our Community” 8.30am, 25 November For the past 3 years Pomare Community have organised a community breakfast which involves speakers, entertainment, food and a March around Farmer Crescent. We release White Balloons acknowledging all those who have been affected by family violence. Each year we have had a community artpeice, a hand painting, a graf art of increase the peace and last year we had a huge rock and put a plaque on to acknowledge the day. Every year we have a theme, the first year was “Its Not Ok”, the 2nd year “Increase the Peace” and last year “Respect Yourself”. This year our theme is “Unity in Our Community”. This is a community event that has grown over the years, people from all over attend and support our community in getting our messages out there. Contact Dina Awarau from Hutt Union & Community Health for more information, email@example.com 04 5676414 Mangawhai Mangawhai White Ribbon Rally 12.30pm, 25 November Contact Sue Poynter from the Zonta Club of Mangawhai, 0275556636 Marton Community Awareness 10am 25 November The newly formed Rangitikei Violence Intervention Network (yet to be named) is starting their journey and promotional awareness with White Ribbon Day. We will be holding an event in the main street to inform the community of the groups establishment and thei support of White Ribbon Day. Contact Lydia Matenga Te Kotuku Hau Ora O Rangitikei 06 327 5594 firstname.lastname@example.org Masterton White Ribbon Ride stop over atMastertonImmediateSchool 1.15pm, 21 November Welcome from the Kapa Haka group. Students, parents, teachers and agencies to attend. Lunch will be provided. Gerry Brooking, email@example.com, 06 377 0933 Masterton White Ribbon Week Continuation of support for the Family Violence Intervention Programme within Work and Income. Visible promotion within Masterton Site for clients around the issues of family violence and that it is not okay. We will be supporting Case Managers in having those conversations with clients around their safety and that of their children. Contact Robyn Ross, Work and Income firstname.lastname@example.org / 06 901 4092 Morrinsville White Ribbon Ride school visit 1.25pm, 24 November MorrinsvilleCollegeVisit. Come in the front gate and hear from the White Ribbon Riders. Hine Love-Thompson, Te Hauora O Ngati Haua Trust, email@example.com, 07 888 7870 Matamata Railside by the Green White Ribbon Ride Community Event 10am, 24 November The West Wind of the White Ribbon Ride will stop in Matamata at Railside by the Green on 24 November at 10.40am. There will be speeches from the bikers and this will be a community event where social service organisations can display and network with people and hopefully the business community will wish to be involved. Coordinate by Alison Greenwell, Matamata Community Resource Trust, firstname.lastname@example.org 07 888 7128 Napier White Ribbon Ride stop over in Maraenui Napier 10.30am-1.30pm, 22 November White Ribbon BBQ Day lunch for the White Ribbon Riders stop off in Maraenui. The event is to coincide with the promotion of ending violence against women and will include an MC, entertainers to perform, while awaiting for the arrival of riders… Contact Paora Crawford from the Roopu – a – Iwi Trust for more info, email@example.com 06 8431590. Napier Napier Family Violence Team White Ribbon Mail Box Drop 25 November The week of White Ribbon we will drop ribbons into 5000 mail boxes in Napier. We will have media to make people aware we are doing this and to wear their ribbon on the 25th November 2011. A leaflet will go out with the ribbons to let people know local and national family violence stats. Contact Rebeckah Hunt, Napier Family Violence Team/LIVE HB, firstname.lastname@example.org 06 8435307 New Plymouth White Ribbon Ride Breakfast 7.30am, 23 November Members of the community will meet the riders in McDonalds carpark to share breakfast and hear more about the campaign. Tony Wooding,Taranaki Safe Families, TonyW@relationships.org 06 824 8811 / 06 758 3803 New Plymouth White Ribbon Day Family Challenge Day 2pm, 27 November Family Challenge Day promotes White Ribbon Day by having a free day of fun for families. We have lots of activites that are for families to take part in together all have an element of challenge about them. The wider community is involved in running the activites eg the Police, Fire Service ,Army etc. Contact Mary Beaumont from Taranaki Community Law to get involved, email@example.com 06 7591492 New Plymouth White Ribbon Street March 12pm, 25 November There will be a street March in both New Plymouth and Hawera on Friday 25th November at 12noon. All 25 member agencies along with sports clubs and high schools will be invited to be part of this march, lead by our local MP’s both which are White Ribbon Ambassadors. White Ribbons will be given out on the street along the way, ending at Pukeariki landing Contact Marion James, Coordinator of theTaranaki Safe Families Trust, firstname.lastname@example.org 06 759 1492 New Plymouth Cup Cakes for White Ribbon Day 9am, 25 November We will be providing Cup Cakes and White Ribbons to DHB staff and visitors at both hospitals (New Plymouth Base Hospital and Hawera Hospital). The cup cakes will be vanilla or chocolate flavours with white ribbon icing. Ohakune Mana Wahine, Mana Tamariki, Mana Whanau: White Ribbon Ride event 2pm, 19 November This event is not only awareness around domestic violence, but also a celebration of whanau, wahine and tamariki. Violence in our home, work place and community is not acceptable, nor should it be tolorated. Don’t be afraid to speak out and seek help. Ohakune will have the local college opening this event with kapa haka followed by local talent shows as well as motorcycle rides, face painting, bouncy castels, prize give aways and local guest speakers. Free sausage sizzle, and a full meal for the White Ribbon Riders. We have all sorts of events happening on the day and we also have follow up workshop that will be running on the back of the White Ribbon Campaign. Organised by Peter Porter from the Ngati Rangi Trust, email@example.com 06 385 9500 Opotiki Opotiki Domestic Violence Network and White Ribbon Ride Community Event 12pm, 23 November We are organising a march down our main street after which we will meet at a designated area in town. Speeches will be given by members of the DV network and the White Ribbon Riders. We will have a sausage sizzle for the community we have in attendance which includes local social services and all members of our collective – Police, CYF, Women’s Refuge, Probation. Everyone in our community is invited to attend the events of the day. Contact Sylvia Rangiahua, Whakaatu Whanaunga Trust for details, firstname.lastname@example.org 07 315 5174 Otaki WhiteRibbonRideSchoolVisit 12.50pm, 21 November The White Ribbon riders will visitWaitohuPrimary Schoolto speak with students about the campaign. Maine Curtis, email@example.com, 06 364 8282 Otorohanga Raising social awareness of family violence is what we do. Providing domestic violence prevention education needs a public exposure which these resources will provide year round. Contact Ray Leng, North King Country Family Support, firstname.lastname@example.org 07 873 6502 or Missy Harris email@example.com Paeroa 11am, 25 November Paeroa White Ribbon Day Rock Off Contact Rachel Harrison from the Hauraki Family Violence Intervention Network, 07 868 9831 Paeroa White Ribbon Riders arrive at the L& P bottle in Paeroa 10am, 24 November Come down and meet the riders by the L&P bottle in Paeroa. Contact Rachel Harrison Hauraki Family Violence Intervention Network 027 333 7547 / 07 868 9831 firstname.lastname@example.org Pahiatua Pahiatua White Ribbon Ride 2011 3.30pm, 21 November Tararua Coalition for Change, in conjunction with Pahiatua Community Services Trust and Tararua Early Years Services, are assisting with this years White Ribbon Ride as an anti-violence message for our rural town of Pahiatua. With last years White Ribbon Ride being such a resounding success, we hope to get the message to even more people. The proceedure of the day is as follows: A warm welcome in the towns central square, then local school children perform a combined group kapahaka display, after which the riders: *blokes on bikes* speak to the local community members, sharing their stories and promoting their anti-violence message. Once the scheduled presentation is finshed, the riders are invited to mingle with our community members, and it is during this time we aim to share the white ribbon promotional resources to further encourage the campaign message. Palmerston North White Ribbon Ride Community event 3pm, 21 November The White Ribbon riders will meet and greet members of the local community at Te Aroha Noa Community Centre, 12-26 Brentwood Avem Highbury, Palmerston North. Te Ao Pritchard, Te Runanga o Raukawa, email@example.com, 06 355 7200 ext 730 Palmerston North Family land whanau lunch 12.15pm, 25 November Our early Learning Centre will be having a shared family and whanau lunch to support White Ribbon Day. All parents will be invited to come along and support the centre and White Ribbon Day! Contact Aimee Simcox from the Barnardos Early Learning Centre firstname.lastname@example.org 06 3500043, 0273223561. Palmerston North Increase the Peace 8am, 25 November We will be conducting a staff quiz on both violence against women and family violence, having a white clothes only day, and having a ‘white out’ (i.e. offices to be decorated in white). To encourage participation of all staff in these activities, competition prizes will be up for grabs! All staff will be asked to wear White Ribbons, raise awareness with all clients they come into contact with, and gift White Ribbons on to clients. A morning tea of ‘White muffins’ will be put on for all staff who participate in any or all of the activities listed above. There will be a display in the entrance of the building. White Ribbons will be offered at reception for any visitors. Posters & ribbons along with an explanation of the day will be sent to all GP practices asking them to display them in waiting rooms accompanied by a list of referral agencies. Contact Tawhiti Kunaiti from Central PHO for further details, email@example.com 06 354 9107 Palmerston North White Ribbon Day event in Square 11am, 25 November We have a 3 hour event in the square in collaboration with Police and the 47 community groups involved with MAIN. There will be a stage with kapa haka, pacifika performers, the Mayor. Two relays will take place with the square being closed off. P.A has been donated free from Access radio via PNCC. It will be a cracker of an event! Contact Paul Woods Manawatu Abuse Intervention Network 06 3513633 firstname.lastname@example.org or Ang Jury, Palmerston North Womens Refuge, 06 3545355 Paraparaumu White Ribbon Ride & White Ribbon Day events 25 November and 11.30-12.30, 21 November (White Ribbon Ride stop) We will be having an event at the railway station first thing in the morning and then will have a stall in Coastlands from 9am to 3pm and then a sausage sizzle outside Pak n’ Save from 3pm until 6pm. We are also having our usual White Ribbon biscuits made to hand out also on the day. We will also be hosting the White Ribbon Ride from 11.30-12.30 on Monday 21 November – come join us to welcome them to Paraparaumu! Contact Shona Jaunas, email@example.com, 04 905 8867 Porirua White Ribbon Ride Porirua Proud Brothers Breakfast 7.30am, 21 November Join community leaders and the White Ribbon Riders for Breakfast at Maraeroa Marae. Contact Hamiora Ritete, Maraeroa Health Clinic, firstname.lastname@example.org , 04 235 8000 Porirua White Ribbon Ride 9am, 21 November Local schools have been invited to meet with the White Ribbon Riders atWaitangiruaPark,Warspite Avenue. Come on down! Karen Taui, Te Whare Tiaki, email@example.com, 04 237 7027 Porirua Porirua “Under the Canopies” White Ribbon Event 10am-1pm, 25 November Combined event with local charities, council organisations etc hosted by Mayor, located under the “canopies” in Porirua CBD. Main event co-ordinator is Paula Williams. Contact Melanie Andrews, Barnardos Regional Office (Porirua) 04 801 1622 Porirua PoriruaCollegePromotion – White Ribbon Week General education around non violence – raising awareness amongst teachers and students. Contact Bronwyn Boele van Hensbroek Compass Primary Health Care Network 04 239 6112DDI firstname.lastname@example.org Porirua White Ribbon Day 10am, 25 November As part of our clubs “champions of change, on & off the field” and our stand against violence we are getting behind WRD this year in force. We have some exciting activities planned here in Porirua! However, we have a number of meetings within the club prior to WRD where we would like to advertise WRD and expose our network to. Contact Joanne Rameka, Porirua VIkings Rugby League Club, email@example.com 04 2381696 or 027 406 2939 Porirua Schools go White! 1.15pm, 25 November At exactly 1.15pm on Friday 25 November schools from schools of Porirua will be standing on the most common main road, closest to their school wearing white, displaying messages, white balloons and ribbons in support of White Ribbon Day. Contact Paula WilliamsCannons Creek Fanau Centre 04 237 7749 Porirua Waka Ama! 4pm, 7 December Raising awareness of White Ribbon Day! Nau mai! Haere Mai! Come on down with your friends, family and colleagues and enjoy waka ama on the harbour. Sausage sizzle, music, and awesome people. It’s free and open to all.Wineera Drive, Porirua Contact Paula WilliamsCannons Creek Fanau Centre 04 237 7749 Porirua Donate a can or cash 12pm, 25 November Donate a can or cash – To mark this special day The School of Community Policing based at The Royal New Zealand Police College are running a ‘donate a can or cash’ event in the week leading up to 25 November. Staff, visitors and course members are encouraged to bring along a can or make a donation. The goods and cash will be dropped off to the localWomen’s RefugeCentre. Contact Penny Clevely New Zealand Police firstname.lastname@example.org 021 326 922 Porirua Breaking the Cycle with Jude Simpson 6-8.30pm, 24 November Jude Simpson is a family violence survivor who has committed the past 13 years of her life to working with women and young adults to better their future. Come listen to her story at this free informative evening, open to all. Contact Paula WilliamsCannons Creek Fanau Centre 04 237 7749 Raglan Vic Tamati 7pm, 1 November We are having Vic Tamati speak to our community here in Raglan in association with the ‘Its not OK’ and the White Ribbon Campaign. For the size of the community, Raglan has a high rate of domestic violence and we are wanting to run this evening to raise awareness and intervene with anti violence programmes and counselling services. Organised by Anne Hall, Raglan Community House, email@example.com 07 825 8142 Rotorua Night for the Knights 5.30pm, 17 November A mens night to help supporting men in all health areas including Family Violence prevention. Contact Iwi Te Whau Korowai Aroha Health Centre 07 348 8454 firstname.lastname@example.org Rotorua 11am, 19 November Come down and meet the White Ribbon Riders at the Park Road Reserve,Park Road,WesternHeights, Rotorua Contact Ariana Smith, Te Rito, 027 270 2357,email@example.com Rotorua Promotion of White Ribbon Day in BOP 25 November Staff in BOP Police DHQ will be wearing white ribbons and there will be a display in the foyer and public areas in the Police building. Organised by Zane Smith, Bay of Plenty Police firstname.lastname@example.org Rotorua Lakes DHB White Ribbon Day 10am, 25 November All staff members are encouraged to wear the white ribbons and ED staff/children ward will give the children tattoos to wear. It will be supported with advertising through work wise of the DHB and profiled on our intranet. Yvonne McLean WCF Lakes DHB 274671967 email@example.com Rotorua White Ribbon Day at City Focus in Rotorua 10am, 25 November We have organised a programme of guest speakers, music and children’s kapa haka in the central city area of City Focus. Different organisations will have stalls and there will be a space for helping children create art works. Contact Heather Pearson Te Waiariki Purea Trust 07 348 5051 firstname.lastname@example.org Stratford White Ribbon Ride town gathering 3pm, 22 November White Ribbon Riders will gather in the town centre (Prosper Place) and meet with the local community. Kate Whareaitu, Stratford District Council, email@example.com, 06 7656099 Stratford White Ribbon Day 10:30am, 25 November We will be holding a street march in New Plymouth on Nov the 25th plus our sub groups will be distributing ribbons in Stratford, Inglewood, Waitara and New Plymouth from people handing them out on the street and placement at Libraries and retail outlets. We will have banners across the streets of Stratford New Plymouth and Inglewood. We are also having a signed page in the Daily News of local celebrities and high profile sports people stating they are against violence. Contact Marion James, Co-ordinator of the Taranaki Safe Family Trust to get involved, ph 06 7591492 Taihape White Ribbon Ride Taihape 9am, 20 November A whanau family day with the White Ribbon riders to promote awareness re violence against women – games for children, social service information stalls, creative competition (youth-adults) promoting ‘Hands Up Against Violence’, panel discussion with the Riders about domestic violence. Contact Elizabeth Mortland from the Taihape Community Development Trust for details, firstname.lastname@example.org, 06 388 1307 Taranaki 25 November We are hoping to give out white ribbons in our canteen and also across all departments. There are approximately 1000 staff here on site. Kerry Evans Fonterra- Whareroa Site 06 278 2339 email@example.com Taumarunui 10am, 25 November In conjunction with other agencies in Taumarunui we are going to have a main street promotion and also a in-front of office promotion. Organised by Kiri Barrett, Child, Youth & Family Taupo White Ribbon Ride Taupo Cultural Day 1.15pm, 19 November Come along and experience a cultural day with kappa haka performances, student rock band, wearable arts parade, local weavers and have a delicious hangi dinner (for sale). Contact Gloria Eves 07 378 4674, firstname.lastname@example.org Taupo Summer Series of events from November 2011 – February 2012 In Taupo we have the Neighbourhood Summer Series which is every weekend during the Summer we go to different parks and reserves in Taupo, Turangi, Mangakino and promote health and wellbeing. We support the violence intervention network here in Taupo and we would like to add White Ribbon to our promotions. We do numerous different health promotion events throughout the year, and we would promote White Ribbon alongside what we do. Contact Mary-Lou, Clark Cafe for Youth Health, email@example.com 07 3783895 Tauranga Annual White Ribbon Tug of War and White Ribbon Ride stop over 5.30pm, 23 November This will be the third year the event is being held. Last year 17 teams entered, that’s 85 men, from all sections of the community, large business, sports clubs etc. Winners last were from Puke Piune Timber mill Te Puke. Event is held at Fraser Cove shopping centre and is a family violence network initiative. 260 Police staff in the area will be wearing White Ribbons and 60 Police vehicles will be sporting White Ribbon window stickers. Contact Raewyn Mortensen from Tauranga Safe City to get onboard, firstname.lastname@example.org 07 576 5600 Tauranga Zonta White Ribbon Day at Red Square in Tauranga 9am, 25 November From 9am to 4pm we will be handing out White Ribbons and staffing a stall with information about where to go for help. This is an annual event and we are helped by Tauranga Girls College. This event supports the increased profile for the campaign and aligns with others in the community. Contact Angela Clark of Zonta Tauranga email@example.com 027-2315773 Tauranga 10am, 25 November Both family violence coordinators for BOP DHB have a stall in the entrance of each hospital – Whakatane and Tauranga. We have conversations with staff, patients and visitors. its a busy thorough fare, lots of foot traffic. Contact Heather Beddie, Bay of Plenty District Health Board, firstname.lastname@example.org 07 576 4537 Te Awamutu White Ribbon Ride Community Event 1.15pm, 23 November There will be a meet and greet with the riders. The local media will be present and local businesses are onboard. A Tug O War will be carried out with men from the local Family Violence course.SelwynParkRodeGardens,Arawata St, Te Awamutu Beryl Emery Waipa Family Violence Intervention Network, email@example.com, 021 572 062 Te Awamutu White Ribbon Day BBQ 10am, 25 November Waipa Family Violence Intervention Network is organising a White Ribbon Day barbecue including packs of information to be given out. Contact Debbie Ferguson from the New Zealand Police to for more details, firstname.lastname@example.org 07 872 0106. Te Kuiti Whanau Promotion 17 November Raising awareness among whanau and extended whanau by supplying ribbons and posters to Maori organisations operating within Te Kuiti Township. Contact Rosemary Murray for details 021 130 3880 Te Kuiti White Ribbon Day 2011 11.10am, 23 November White Ribbon Day event 2011 includes the White Ribbon Riders and local riders being hosted at the Te Kuiti Domain on November 23, with key messages re It’s not OK campaign, positive activities for whanau and family picnic, media release, and long term rear window bus signage to raise awareness of key messages and guest speakers. The event is being organised by the Maniapoto Family Violence Intervention Network. This network is made up of Police, MSD, Maori Women’s Welfare League, Ngati Maniapoto Marae Pact Trust, Te Kuiti Community House Trust, Waitomo Waipa Women’s Refuge, Otorohanga Counselling Service, North King Country Family Support. Contact Anne Lemieux, Maniapoto Family Violence Intervention Network for details, email@example.com 07 878 6704 Te Kuiti White Ribbon Day 8:30am 26 November Community invite to all networks, schools etc. Contact Wini Murray Waitomo Waipa Womens Refuge 07 878 5081 or 022 0208894 firstname.lastname@example.org Te Puke White Ribbon Ride hanging ribbons around trees 4.20pm, 23 November Meet in the carpark of Molly O’Conncells Pub, corner of Jocelyn andJellicoe Streetbefore we set off to hang White Ribbons around the trees onJellicoe St. Coordinated by Zane from the Te Puke Community Care Trust email@example.com 07 573 5614 Te Puke Barbecue on the 25th 11.30am, 25 November and 4.30pm, 23 November (White Ribbon Ride in town) We hope to have the bikers tie White Ribbons around the trees in Te Puke when they ride through the town on the 23rd. We will also have a team participating in the annual Tug o War in Tauranga later that evening. Coordinated by Anne Kershaw of Te Puke Community Care Trust firstname.lastname@example.org 07 573 5614 Thames White Ribbon Day Stall 10am, 25 November Held at Goldfields Mall in Thames in conjunction with BBQ at Danby field by the Hauraki Family Voilence Intervention Network. Organised by Liz Muirhead, CAPS Hauraki Inc, email@example.com 07 868 8644 Tokoroa White Ribbon Bike Ride 10:45am, 19 November The YMCA are hosting the riders from the North Island White Ribbon Ride. Contact Wendy Jolly from South Waikato YMCA for more details, firstname.lastname@example.org, 07 886 8737. Tokoroa Say “no” to family violence in the South Waikato 10am, 25 November The event will be held at the Lake Moana-nui park. FREE White Ribbon Day Goodies will be given out to the public, with live entertainment and FREE BBQ. For details contact Lisa Bright from the South Waikato Living without Violence Trust, 07 886 7041 Tokoroa Its not OK awareness for our Pacific families in Tokoroa and the community White Ribbon Week White Ribbon mufti day with a coin donation going to the Tokoroa Womens Refuge. We will also be lighting candles of rememberance for those affected by family violence. Contact Navy Salatielu South Waikato Pacific Island community service 07 886 0010 email@example.com Tokoroa/Arapuni 5pm, 25 November Family Twilight evening We are holding a twilight evening in the Park for families within the South Waikato, of entertainment, games and a sausage sizzle which is all being funded through local business. Our staff team of 20 will be helping to run the event and raise awareness of the cause. This will be aimed at families and will be run in the early evening so that families can attend. We will be promoting the White Ribbon message throughout the month with staff in business throughout the area wearing T shirts and handing out ribbons. This is a collaborative event with numerous agencies being involved in raising awareness within our region. Contact Megan Ince from Tokoroa Council Of Social Services, firstname.lastname@example.org 0276500053 or Rochelle from Lemberg Tokoroa Pony Club Branch, email@example.com 07 883 6839 or 021 28 111 60 or Tracey Waterhouse, Homebuilders Family Support, Service firstname.lastname@example.org 07 886 0572 Tolaga Bay Event White Ribbon Ride goes to the East Coast 8.45am, 23 November Come meet the Riders at the Uawa Radio Station. Tim Marshall, Tuawhi Men’s Centre,email@example.com, 027 634 4021, Turangi White Ribbon March with the White Ribbon Riders 3.20pm, 19 November Come join our March from the Aquatic Centre to the Police Station. Contact Rina Crowther 07 386 6132, firstname.lastname@example.org Turangi White Ribbon Day 9am, 21 November, and 25 November We will be getting all the shops in the Turangi town to dress up their shops in support of White Ribbon Day for the week of leading up to the 25 November 2011. Jess Hona Tuwharetoa Health 07 384 7576 ext 2 email@example.com Upper Hutt Rolling Haka 10am, 21 November A Rolling Haka will start at St Patricks College and head towards Orongomai Marae (escorted by Police). The Haka will go past 11 schools downFerguson Drive. Come check it out – this is going to be impressive!! Mat Davis, Orongomai Marae, firstname.lastname@example.org, 04 528 9639 Waihi White Ribbon Day Event Fri 26 Nov 10 am outside the Memorial Hall.
Waihi are planning a White Ribbon event which will be live skits in the middle of town featuring local people from community agencies. The scenario’s will centre around a ‘kitchen table family dinner and a pub”. The narrator will be interacting with the audience throughout the storyboard – to get their thoughts and ideas on what the family needs to do to improve their safety.
Contact Jenni Horgan from the Waihi Community Resource Centre, 4 Mueller St, Waihi, Ph: 07 8637555, Cell: 021 2121851 Waihi White Ribbon Ride calls into Waihi 9-10am, 24 November Come meet the White Ribbon Riders at the Waihi Memorial Hall, Seddon St, Waihi, have a cuppa and hear their korero about the campaign and why they are involved. Contact Jenni Horgan from the Waihi Community Resource Centre, 4 Mueller St, Waihi, Ph: 07 8637555, Cell: 021 2121851 Waipawa White Ribbon Ride Breakfast Event 8am, 22 November Breakfast event including a powhiri, short speeches as well as special guests including the Mayor, fire brigade, Lions, Rotary and Te Aute College students. Come meet them atNellieJullPark, Waipawa. Malcolm Byford, CHB Coordiator, DOVEHawkesBay, email@example.com, 06 843 5307 Wairarapa White Ribbon Week Celebrations 21 November Continuation of support for the Family Violence Intervention Programme within Work and Income. Visible promotion within Masterton Site for clients around the issues of family violence and that it is not okay. Supporting Case Managers in having those conversations with clients around their safety and that of their children. Coordinated by Denise Allen, Work & Income, firstname.lastname@example.org 06 946 9142 Wairoa White Ribbon Ride Wairoa stop off 2.30-4pm, 22 November We are organising the stop off for the White Ribbon Ride in Wairoa. Last year we did the same and the response was great! Contact Jason Thackeray from the NZ Police for details – email@example.com 06 838 3514 Warkworth Wellsford White Ribbon Day Stall 10am, 25 November A number of local community organisations are collaborating to hold a White Ribbon Day stall and free sausage sizzlee on the main street of Wellsford township. Contact Quentin Jukes Homebuilders Family Services – North Rodney (Inc.) firstname.lastname@example.org 09 425 7048 Warkworth BPW Warkworth White Ribbon Day Breakfast 9am, 12 November A special breakfast meeting with guest speaker Lee Chisholm from Netsafe, speaking about Cyber Bullying and other related topics. Contact Jackie Woolerton 425 1130 Wellington White Ribbon Day awareness raising with staff and clients November Refugee Services offices throughout NZ will have White Ribbons available for staff and our clients during November in the lead up to WRD. This will raise awareness amongst the refugee population about WRD and what it means in NZ. Contact Miranda Pittaway Refugee Services Aotearoa New Zealand Inc 04 805 0347 email@example.com Wellington Grandparents Day Presbyterian Support Central Family Works for the last two years have in colloboration with Wellington City Library held a story telling hour. Gregory Fortuin from the Families Commission and a Breeze DJ have read stories to children. Last year over 20 children and their carers attended. Organised by Julia Hennessy Presbyterian Support central firstname.lastname@example.org 04 439 4978 Wellington White Ribbon Race 25 November Teams of ten men will race through the closed-off CBD clutching a long white ribbon to promote messages of positive masculinity and that violence towards women is not ok. If you’re interested in registering a team, or know someone who might be, contact Roger Boulcott, email@example.com Wellington Christmas Book Appeal 1pm, 25 November For the past 3 years on White Ribbon Day, the Altrusa Club of Wellington has launched an appeal for books for the children in refuges at Christmas in the Wellington region. We put a tree in the Children’s Bookshop in Kilbirnie and ask the public to buy a book for a child Altrusa Wellington will pay the first $10 of the cost. Annette King will again launch our appeal on White Ribbon day and it will run through to Christmas. The Bookshop puts up some posters and encourages the customers to take a White Ribbon from the box on the counter. To date we have donated just over 1000 books. Contact Betty Hamilton, Altrusa Wellington to get involved with this great project: firstname.lastname@example.org 04 389 2979 Wellington New Zealand Federation of Multi Cultural Councils (NZFMC) National Conference/Regional meeting 9am, 6 November The members of NZFMC (21 Regional Councils) distribute ribbons on streets and at their meetings and events around the country from Northshore to Invercargill. This year the Federation and NZ Police at its national conference in Christchurch are holding an awards night, where acknowledgement of volunteer work for the earthquake will be recognised. We intend to have White ribbon visibility by all members there (Nov 5-6). Every year we have distributed White Ribbons in all regions (Nov 25th). Contact Rattan Prakash, New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils Inc., for details, email@example.com 04 916 9177 / 021 120 4983 Wellington – Wainouiomata Wainuiomata High School – Social Action 3:30pm, 24 October A group of students at Wainuiomata High School are carrying out a social action against Family Violence, helping to spread the word about family violence in New Zealand, how you can help, and where you can get help. We are handing out flyers and ribbons, and putting up posters. Organised by Kristen Nicholas Wainuiomata High School, firstname.lastname@example.org 04 973 3631 Whanganui White Ribbon Ride school visits 10.15am, 22 November Police will escort to meet riders at Intersection of Anaua Street & Wikitoria Road, new Southern Entrance to Wanganui, then ontoTawheroSchoolandRutherfordJunior High School. The Riders will have the opportunity to meet schools students and refreshments provided afterwards. Tim MetcalfeTim@jigsawwhanganui.org.nz 06 345 1636 / 027 4453 098 Whanganui Quiz Nite 6:45pm, 25 November The friends, family and staff of the Department of Corrections in the Manawatu area are holding a quiz nite, all money raised will be donated to The White Ribbon. Contact Julie Gowan Corrections Inmate Employment (CIE) 06 3496 954 email@example.com Whanganui Stone Soup community gathering Contact Tania Hoeta from Te Ora Hou Whanganui 06 344 7860 Whanganui Men’s Mass Street March 12pm, 25 November As in previous years, we are mobilising up to 1000 men to march through our main street at lunchtime on White Ribbon Day. Food and entertainment for families at Majestic Square will follow the arrival of the march. Also White Ribbon motorbikes coming to Whanganui 10.15 Tuesday 22 Nov. Will be going toTawheroSchoolandRutherfordJunior High School Contact Tim Metcalfe jigsawwhanganui firstname.lastname@example.org 06 3451636, 027 445 3098 Whanganui Festival of Light 6pm, 12 November An event annually attended by 400 people mainly from migrant families. We will be promoting White Ribbon. Contact Arish Naresh Wanganui Rangitikei Multicultural Council 022 624 8145 email@example.com Whangarei White Ribbon Day supported at the 7 Community Links or Service Centres in Northland 10am, 25 November Each site is supplied a calico banner and some paints. Staff and clients are encourged to place their hand print on the banner in support of the 2011 Campaign three key messages: – Violence towards women is unacceptable – Men must stand up and provide leadership – Men are part of the solution Contact Liz Inch Work and Income 09 9839119 firstname.lastname@example.org Whangarei White Ribbon Week 10am, 25 November We are wanting to give all staff and patients that come into the hospital a white ribbon and stickers Contact Adell Frew Northland District Health Board 021 878 636 email@example.com