South Island Events 2011

SOUTH ISLAND
 
Alexandra
12:30pm, 22 November,PioneerParkonShannon Street (offCentennial Ave)
Meet the riders and Central Otago Mayor Tony Lepper and look at the display of coloured TShirts hung throughout the town from the 20th – 25th with victims of abuse having written quotes pertaining to the types of abuse they have endured. The riders will be having lunch, so come on down and join them. Raewyn Cochrane O274 756 990
 
Ashburton
Big Bikes on Show!  Celebrating White Ribbon Day 2011
Welcome, Displays, Food, Pledge Signing, Entertainment and more…..
West Stcar park
Contact Poppy Vear, Families Without Violence Co-Ordinator, Safer Ashburton Districtpoppy@saferashburton.org.nz 03 308 1395
 
Blenheim
White Ribbon Day
11am, 25 November
Family Planning in Blenheim are planning a display in their clinic and to tie white ribbons around trees in the local park as well as selling sausages to raise funds for Womens Refuge
Contact Michelle Dawson to get involved 035783047 ext 3
 
Christchurch
White Ribbon
10am, 22 November
Year one students studying the National Dip in Social Work level six will be hearing about what White Ribbon Day is from a child Advocate.
Jenny Harris Te Runanga o Nga Maata Waka jenny.harris@maatawaka.org 03 381 2049
 
Christchurch
White Ribbon Concert
7:30 PM 25-Nov-11
A supporter is doing a bicycle rideCapeReingto Bluff raising funds for Christchurch Women’s Refuge (CWR) and she is arriving intoChristchurchThursday 24 November, then on White Ribbon Day she is doing a folk concert to raise funds for CWR and promote White Ribbon Day and the issue of violence against women.
We are also meeting the White Ribbon Riders when they come into town inChristchurchon White Ribbon Day
Contact Julie McCloy Christchurch Women’s Refuge julie@womensrefuge.co.nz 03 378 3843
 
Christchurch
Students Taking a Stand Against Domestic Violence
12pm, 25 November
12pm, 25 November
A chance for the students atCanterburyto show there support of the White Ribbon Campaign by wearing a ribbon or temporary tattoo.
Jeremy Willis University Of Canterbury Social Work Students jdw70@uclive.ac.nz  0273077743
 
Christchurch
White Ribbon Breakfast
7am, 25 November
Zonta Clubs ofChristchurchwill meet for a fundraising breakfast with a speaker appropriate to White Ribbon Day
Contact Pam Brian from the Zonta Club of Christchurchfor details, pjb@whitefox.co.nz,  03 3257988
 
Christchurch
White ribbon day breakfast at Nga Hau E Wha, Pages road, Christchurch,
9am till 11am 25 November
All welcome. Sausage sizzle. Contacts: D/s Valyn Barrett and FVC Pegeen O’Rourke 3637400
pegeen.o’rourke@police.govt.nz
Christchurch
White Ribbon Day Rolleston
White Ribbon Ride Event
12pm, 24 November
Contact Wendy Cross, Presbyterian Support Upper South Island for details, wendyc@psusi.org.nz 021 166 8603
 
Christchurch
RollestonSchool
White Ribbon Ride Event
12pm, 24 November,11 Tennyson StreetRolleston
Kapa Haka, chance to look at bikes followed by formal chat with the students then kia in staffroom. 12.50pm – 7 aside touch children v’s riders/adults
Contact Wendy Cross, Presbyterian Support Upper South Island for details, wendyc@psusi.org.nz 021 166 8603
 
Christchurch
ClearviewSchool
White Ribbon Ride Event
1:30pm, 24 November
Contact Wendy Cross, Presbyterian Support Upper South Island for details, wendyc@psusi.org.nz 021 166 8603
 
Christchurch
ChristchurchPrison
White Ribbon Ride Event
3:00pm, 24 November, All riders travel to prison leaving select group to speak to prisoners
Cnr Westcoast rd and Yaldhurst rd.
 
Christchurch
Rolling Thunder
White Ribbon Ride Event
4:00pm, 24 November, BBQ event and chance for other motorcyclists to meet the riders and show their support. Bring a sausage for the BBQ.
35 Manchester Street
Chris Elles and Wayne Potter
 
Christchurch
St ThomasofCanterburyCollege
White Ribbon Ride Event
9:00am 25 November,Middlepark RdUpper Riccarton
Tony Kidd 03 348 7010
 
Christchurch
Manning Intermediate
White Ribbon Ride Event
10:45am 25 November ,2450 Hoon Hay Road
Nicola Church 3383796
 
Christchurch
OpawaSchool
White Ribbon Ride Event
12:40pm, 25 November, Carol Carlisle 03 353 6458   
 
Christchurch
Woolston
White Ribbon Ride Event
12:40pm, 25 November
Carol Carlisle 03 353 6458   
 
Christchurch
Nga Ratonga Hauora Maori
White Ribbon Ride Event
2:30pm, 25 November
Maori Health Services,245 Antigua Street,
Tahu PotikiStirling
 
Cromwell
Centre Display, promoting White Ribbon Day and the resources available within our Centre
Contact Sharon Smid Cromwell Resource Centre Trust 03 445 1690 cromwellresource@xtra.co.nz
 
11:05am, 22 November Event White Ribbon Ride 2011
“The Hut” Cromwell Youth Centre, 5MurrayTce (near the west end of the Mall)
Meet the riders and look at the display of coloured TShirts hung throughout the town from the 20th – 25th with victims of abuse having written quotes pertaining to the types of abuse they have endured
Rob Jones  O272 643 234
 

Dunedin
Fathers Day Event v 4th September – White Ribbon Day in November
1pm, 4 September
Fathers Day event to encourage fathers to celebrate and foster positive role modelling in embracing roles and responsibilities in ensuring interactive communication within the whanau nucleus and to reinforce positive messages that promote safe and well whanau. Our organisation will be focusing on encouraging the wider Dunedin Maori community to participate in this event.
Contact Dennis Mariu from Te Roopu Tautoko Ki Te Tonga Inc for more info, dennis@tautoko.maori.nz 03 4774 670
 
Dunedin
Increasing public awareness of domestic violence – it’s OK to speak out!
9am, 25 November
Student-based volunteers will spread awareness of organisations such as Dunedin Women’s refuge by asking the public to wear a ribbon or give a donation.
Contact Clara Pau, clara.kathryn.pau@gmail.com  022 010 3364 or 027 254 2423
 
Dunedin
White Ribbon Ride Event
4:30pm Sunday 20 November
White Ribbon Event including live music and fun, freeKidsCastleand address from Lesley Elliott and Very Reverend Dr Trevor James, Dean of Dunedin in the Cathedral.
Riders assemble atDentalSchooland ride down Octagon at 5:30pm
Cinnamon Boreham, Coordinator,DunedinCollaboration Against Family Violence
 
Gore
Stopping Violence Gore – White Ribbon Campaign
12pm, 21 November
A fun afternoon with the White Ribbon Riders on their Harleys whilst they visit Gore on their travels promoting White Ribbon Day. The community will be invited to come and meet with them, have a sausage sizzle for lunch and sign a White Ribbon Pledge against violence. The local Kapahaka group will also be invited to attend.
Contact Catherine Murphy, Gore Women’s Refuge refuge@ispnz.co.nz 03 208 8384
 
Gore
Gore Community Event
12pm, 21 November
We are linking in with other agencies in the town to promote White Ribbon Day. We will promote the up and coming event through High Schools and in the Community Connection Centre.
Contact Maura Dakin, Community Networking Trust, maura.sfgore@cnt.org.nz 03 208 8480
 
Greymouth
3:30pm, 23 November, Karoro Adult Learning Centre at180 Tainui Street
Powhiri by local iwi with a welcome by the Mayor
Ned Tauwhare, 03 755 8092 or 021 0527335
 
Hokitika 13:30-15:00
White Ribbon Ride Event
1:30pm, 23 November I – Site Centre Railway Terrace
Welcome by local Iwi and Mayor will welcome riders with a Sausage sizzle
Ned Tauwhare, 03 755 8092 or 021 0527335 Derek Blight,  03 756 9047  or 021 215 6252
 
Invercargill
White Ribbon Street
25 November
All organisations and businesses in one of the main streets in Invercargill CBD will be asked to participate in promoting White Ribbon during the week of starting 21 November ending on 25 November with a march along the street. Throughout the week and prizes will be given to the “best-dressed” White Ribbon organisation or business.
Contact Karen Avefrom the Invercargill Family Violence Focus Group- Stopping Violence Southland, karen.ave@woosh.co.nz 03 931 1066 for more info.
 
Invercargill
White Ribbon Ride Community Event
Number 10 Southland Youth One Stop Shop,10 Deveron St, Invercargill
Displays & events organized by youth followed by afternoon tea.
Karen Ave03 931 1066 karen.ave@woosh.co.nz
 
Kaikoura
Public Speech and Music
7pm, 9 November
Local acts and speech by Stop Violence Campaigner Vic Tamati
Contact Lesa B’do, Kaikoura Violence Free Network, lesa.bdo@kaikoura.govt.nz  027 511 0773 / 03 3195026
 
Kaikoura
White Ribbon Ride
1:30pm, 19 November
Lesa B’do Kaikoura Violence Free Network lesa.bdo@kaikoura.govt.nz 027 511 0773 or 03 319 5026
 
Motueka 15:45-17:00
3:45pm, 25 November, White Ribbon Ride Event
Sign the pledge and meet the White Ribbon Riders
Museum onHigh St
Paul Johnson, Community Youth Worker, Get Safe Motueka 03 528 8976
 
Nelson
Black and White Speed Networking Hui
9.30am, 25 November
Contact Charnelle Tohu from Whakatu Marae to register (03) 546 9097
 
Nelson
National Council of Women Branch meeting
1pm, 3 November
Monthly meeting of delegates representing a wide range of women’s organisations in Nelson. Opportunity to circulate the ribbons to via these widespread contacts. Meeting only open to elected delegates.
 
Nelson
White Ribbon Day
3.00-5pm, 25 November
Wear black tops and white ribbons will be provided. Food, performances, White Ribbon Riders and signing of the Giant Ribbon Pledge. Photo 4pm with an aim to fill the church steps with men wearing black tops and white ribbons.
Contact Jolene Salmond Te Rito Network 03 5390019 jolene.salmond@barnardos.org.nz
 
Nelson
White Ribbon Day Local Celebration
25 November
Celebrating and promoting White Ribbon Day
Patariki Hippolite Whakatu Marae patariki.hippolite@whakatumarae.co.nz 03 546 9097
 
North Canterbury
School awareness presentation and BBQ
12pm, 25 November
Contact Chris Hurring from the NZ Police for more information 027 4442270.
 
Oamaru
White Ribbon Day Breakfast
7am, 25 November
Members of our club will meet for breakfast and distribute ribbons to the general public and collect donations for Women’s Refuge. We will also distribute ribbons/collect donations during the lunch hour.
Contact Andrea Armstrong, Zonta Club of Oamaru rmstrong@ihug.co.nz 03 4349407
 
Meet the White Ribbon Riders
2:40pm 20 November
Opera House at94 Thames St, Oamaru
Amanda Wills  Amanda.Wills031@msd.govt.nz
 
Oamaru
Giving out ribbons and tattoos in Oamaru
Myself and two of my adult children give out white ribbons in Oamaru’s main street around the 20 – 25 Nov. Last year I went around the businesses, giving them out and just talking with interested people and women who had suffered abuse or knew others who had. I also gave out ribbons at our Church.
We have Victorian Hertitage Week here from14 – 20 Nov. So a great number of people would be in  Oamaru on the 20th when the White Ribbon Riders are due through.
Contacct Roseanne Sheridan 03 434 5717 roseanne_1958@hotmail.com
 
Queenstown
White ribbon Ride 2011
9:00am 22 November
Hamills Remarkable Park Shopping Complex Frankton
JigsawCentralsLakesand Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu are jointly hosting
Welcome by Kai Karanga Marcia TeAu – Thomson and reply from the Riders followed by meet and greet
FiYoungJigsawCentralLakes  034501074 or 0272036506
Coordinated by Philippa Winter, JigsawCentralLakesphilippa@jigsawcentrallakes.co.nz 03 450 1075
 
 
Rangiora
Zonta Club of Waimakariri
11.30am, 25 November
Members will be passing out white ribbbons within offices plus a street stall in Rangiora.
Contact Lynne Gibbons Zonta Club of Waimakariri lynne.gibbons@xtra.co.nz 027 213 6674 or Eris Le Compte 03 3434083 (Bus) or 03 310 7922
 
Takaka
White Ribbon Riders in Golden Bay
9.30am, 25 November
Breakfast with the riders on Village Green
Contact Emma Brazendale Golden Bay Community Workers 03 525 9728 admin@gbcw.co.nz
 
Timaru
“White Ribbon South Canterbury” and White Ribbon Ride stop over
11am, 25 November, and 12.25-1.30, 20 November (White Ribbon Ride)
Te Rito South Canterbury are planning a 2 day event, beginning with a Multi-Cultural display of performers on Strathallan corner (which is situated in the middle of town) the “White Ribbon Caramel slice” proved very popular in 2009 so we will be repeating this – we will have our “White Ribbon PANEL” onsite. Contact Christine Akurangi Te Rito South Canterbury for more info, terito_southcanterbury@hotmail.co.nz (03) 684 8280
 
WhiteRibbonBay
12:25pm 21 November
Meet, BBQ, & Greet -Opportunityfor Community & Family Violence services to gather.
CAROLINEBAY” Timaru (Virtue Ave) Wet weather = YMCA – Headquarters at23 Butler StTimaru, 
Christine Akurangi, Family Violence Community Educator, Te Rito South Canterbury (027) 6185461 hushi_bol@hotmail.com
 
Wanaka
Celebrating White Ribbon Day
8am, 10 November
Contact Emma  Fleming Wanaka Police emma.fleming@police.govt.nz  03 443 7272
 
Wanaka
White ribbon Ride 2011
Cnr Helwick &ArdmoreSts, (outside Kai Café), Wanaka
Jude Battson, Co-ordinator, Upper Clutha Womens Support Group Inc, 0275 616 088 Jbattson@xtra.co.nz
 
Westport
Buller White Ribbon Week Campaign
A whole week of events is planned in the Buller region including sending ribbons to shops, organisations, schools etc, and inviting guest speakers to talk on the local radio show about the campaign and messages.
 
Westport 10:20-12:00
White Ribbon Ride Event
10:20am, @5 November, White Ribbon Ride & Street March
Meet corner of Wakefield and Palmerston Streets – march to the Clocktower Chambers for meet and greet and BBQ
Jade Wihongi, Co-ordinator of the Buller Family Violence Networkjade@homebuilderswpt.co.nz  03 788 8065 
 
 
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