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Name of Event:
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Town or City: Alexandra
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 18 November
Time: 1345-1430
Venue: Alexandra Primary School
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Fiona Mackley, fionam@alexprim.school.nz, 03 448 8340

Town or City: Amberley (example from 2018)
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 18 November
Time: 1100-1200
Venue: Community Hall, Amberley Domain, Douglas Road, Amberley
Description: The White Ribbon Ride will visit Inspire Church Amberley for the end of their Sunday morning service. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.
Contact: Lola Love 0272 102 917

Town or City: Ashburton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 1145-1245
Venue: Holy Name Catholic Church Parish Centre, Cnr. Winter St and Burnett St
Description: Lunch
Contact: Evans Chibanguza, Evans.chibanguza@cdhb.health.nz, 027 213 8140

Town or City: Ashburton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 1245-1415
Venue: St Joseph’s School, 87 Havelock Street
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Evans Chibanguza, Evans.chibanguza@cdhb.health.nz, 027 213 8140

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: The Theme of Social Living: Managing the Challenges of Relationships – Inaugural Lecture by Professor Nickola Overall
Date: Wednesday 6 November
Time: 1800-1900
Venue: Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Building 301, 23 Symonds Street, Auckland
Description: Organised by School of Psychology, University of Auckland
Contact: Free but please register at https://nvite.com/universityofauckland/e9be4

Town or City: Auckland (Ellerslie)
Name of Event: Ambassador presentation
Date: Thursday 21 November
Time: 1400-1500
Venue: Youi Insurance
Description: White Ribbon Ambassador Richie Hardcore is presenting on the #UnspokenRules Campaign to staff at Youi Insurance.

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event:
Date: 11-30 November
Time: 1000-2200
Venue: Ben and Jerry’s Mission Bay
Description: Ben and Jerry’s Mission Bay will be raising money for the White Ribbon Foundation for the month of November by selling limited edition white chocolate dipped waffle cones and donating $1 from every sale of a white chocolate dipped cone to the White Ribbon Foundation at the end of the month!
Contact: missionbay@benandjerry.co.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.benjerry.co.nz

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: Publishing information/handing out White Ribbons
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 0930-1300
Venue: Auckland City Hospital
Description: We will publish information about the 2019 campaign in our ‘in house’ newsletter ‘NOVA’ and be offering staff and the public a white ribbon to wear.
Contact:

Town or City: Auckland (Onehunga)
Name of Event: Ambassador presentation
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1400
Venue: Johnson Controls
Description: White Ribbon Ambassador Jordan Henare is speaking to staff at Johnson Controls about the White Ribbon kaupapa and this year’s campaign.

Town or City: Auckland (Papatoetoe)
Name of Event: White Ribbon Dinner
Date: Tuesday 26 November
Time: 1830-2130
Venue: level 1, Indian Association, 25 Tui Road, Papatoetoe. AUCKLAND
Description: Shahaaya and Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust invite you to a White Ribbon Dinner – tickets $40.
Contact: vishrishi@gmail.com Vishal 0212747448
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2366093360370465/

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: Annual White Ribbon Breakfast
Date: Friday 29 November
Time:
Venue: Glendene School
Description: Private function – invitation only
Contact:

Town or City: Balclutha
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Wednesday 20 November
Time: 10.30-11.30 am
Venue: South Otago High School, Frances Street, Balclutha
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Kathryn Bartlett, Kathryn.Bartlett@police.govt.nz, 021 191 4820

Town or City: Blenheim
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1100-1230
Venue: Countdown, Blenheim
Description: Opportunity to meet and talk with the White Ribbon Riders
Contact: Ken Mahon 027 441 5662

Town or City: Cambridge
Name of Event: “Row For Respect”
Date: 23 November
Time: From 1000
Venue: Avantidrome, 15 Hanlin Road, Cambridge (as part of the New Zealand Indoor Rowing Championships)
Description: Full marathon “row for respect.” Nicola walked away from an abusive relationship which lasted 7 months ending in June this year. She has been receiving government-funded counselling as a result of what her ex-partner did to her, this has included EMDR therapy which has been very effective and is something she is incredibly grateful for. To give back she wants to raise awareness of respect: respect for partners, family members, work colleagues, teachers, students, teammates, self respect and the environment. By raising awareness of respect she hopes she can prevent this from happening to others and/or help those who might find themselves in the position she was in.
https://givealittle.co.nz/fundraiser/row-for-respect
https://www.facebook.com/RowForRespect/?modal=admin_todo_tour
https://www.instagram.com/rowforrespect/
Contact: Nicola Goss nicola.goss88@gmail.com

Town or City: Cambridge
Name of Event: Morning tea with White Ribbon Ambassador David White
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 0900-1000
Venue: Onyx
Description: Join us for morning tea with White Ribbon Ambassador David White at Onyx, Cambridge. This will be an opportunity to meet David, learn about becoming White Ribbon Workplace Accredited and ‘take the pledge’ to show your support.
This event is being promoted to our Cambridge business community.
Contact: teawamutu@violencefreewaipa.org.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/violencefreewaipa

Town or City: Cambridge
Name of Event: School Assembly with White Ribbon Ambassador David White
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1030
Venue: Cambridge High School – this is a private event.
Description: With Guest Speaker David White, White Ribbon Ambassador, who will provide a 15min presentation to the Year 9 and 10 students and assist with the presentation of awards.
Contact: teawamutu@violencefreewaipa.org.nz

Town or City: Carterton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Sunday 24 November
Time: 1200-1400
Venue: Carrington Park, High Street, Carterton
Description: Hosted by Rangatahi 2 Rangatira Youth Group. The new Mayor will be in attendance, there will be a shared lunch and then a presentation by the Youth group, a presentation by White Ribbon, and then a basketball game.
Contact: Anaru Te Rangi, 0211842599, Anaru.r2r@gmail.com

Town or City: Christchurch
Name of Event: White Ribbon Accreditation Information Morning
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 0900-1200
Venue: Presbyterian Support Upper South Island 44 Bealey Ave, Christchurch, New Zealand 8013
Description: Accreditation Information Morning
Family and sexual violence has a direct cost for businesses, through staff absenteeism and turnover, and loss of productivity. Employers have health and safety responsibilities for the safety of staff, including the risk of violence in the workplace. Find out more about White Ribbon’s Accreditation Programme for workplaces.
Public · Hosted by Presbyterian Support Upper South Island and White Ribbon New Zealand
Contact: RSVP to ps@psusi.org.nz or call Megan Waddington for more details 03 363 8209

Town or City: Christchurch
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 1430pm kickoff with 1500 formal welcome
Venue: Shirley Intermediate School
Description: White Ribbon Community event in partnership with the Canterbury Family Violence Collaboration, Shirley Village Project, Shirley Intermediate School, Canterbury Police and the Ministry of Social Development. Guest speakers include Helen Leahy – Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu, Sela Faletolu-Fasi – VOYCE, Brain Waves and SPCA presenters
Contact: Shareen Hudson, Shareen.hudson@barnardos.org.nz, 027 707 8248

Town or City: Dannevirke
Name of Event: WHITE RIBBON DINE & DANCE (18+) Buffet Dinner. Live Band
Date: Saturday 16 November
Time: 1900-1200
Venue: Dannevirke Services & Citizens Club, 1 Princess Street, Dannevirke 4930
Description: Buffet $35 per person – Business Tables $300 (seats 10)
Guest Speaker Greg Motu from “Man Up” speaking about “Positive Change & Outcomes”
Live Band. This promises to be a fun night out night with our MC, Sharon Ward keeping us entertained as the night progresses
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/986870834786370/
Contact: deanna@tararuareap.co.nz

Town or City: Dannevirke
Name of Event: White Ribbon Promotion
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1100
Venue: Clock Tower High Street
Description: Dannevirke White Ribbon Promotion Official Opening lead by our Regional Ambassador Tamai Nicholson with invited Guests.
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/986870834786370/.
Contact: deanna@tararuareap.co.nz

Town or City: Dannevirke
Name of Event:
Date: Tuesday 26 November
Time: 1000 and repeated daily
Venue: Radio Dannevirke
Description: Radio Dannevirke interview
“Family Harm” with White Ribbon Ambassador Sergeant Gary McKernon
Featuring Anne Kelly and White Ribbon Ambassador Thomas Kamura.
Contact: deanna@tararuareap.co.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/986870834786370/.

Town or City: Dannevirke
Name of Event: Rock Hunt
Date: Wednesday 27 November
Time: 1000 onwards
Venue: Dannevirke Township and Tararua REAP, 15 Gordon Street
Description: Dannevirke White Ribbon Children’s “Rock Hunt”
Black rocks with the White Ribbon logo painted on the top will be hidden in and around the Dannevirke township, once found, children bring their rocks into Tararua REAP for a small prize (White Ribbon Balloon & a Temporary Tattoo) then all children go into the draw to win a Book Pack kindly donated to us by Tararua REAP
Contact: deanna@tararuareap.co.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/986870834786370/.

Town or City: Dannevirke
Name of Event: Sausage Sizzle to promote White Ribbon
Date: Thursday 28 November
Time: 1130
Venue: Copenhagen Square, High Street (corner of Ward Street)
Description: Police run sausage sizzle and “High 5 for Hope” to promote White Ribbon campaign. Our local Police including White Ribbon Ambassador Sergeant Gary McKernon are cooking Sausages to promote White Ribbon Awareness. “High 5 for Hope” – come along and paint your hand print on our White Ribbon sheet in hope for change and “Positive Relationships” and in remembrance of loved ones harmed by family violence

Town or City: Dannevirke
Name of Event: Friday Fun Day
Date: Friday 29 November
Time: 1600
Venue: Coronation Park, Guy Street
Description: White Ribbon Dannevirke, Friday Fun Day! Police vs Parent Touch Rugby Game
Contact: deanna@tararuareap.co.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/986870834786370/.

Town or City: Dunedin
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Wednesday 20 November
Time: 1500-1700
Venue: The Octagon, lower half
Description: Speeches by White Ribbon riders and local ambassadors
High tea and hot drinks. Performances by Malie Youth Group, Nikora Mariu, Ana Mariu
Contact: Claire Rye, claire.rye@stoppingviolencedunedin.org.nz, 0273 568 212

Town or City: Eltham
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Tuesday 19 November
Time: 1230-1430
Venue: Eltham School
Description: White Ribbon Ride
Contact: Kathryn Pick, 06 764 8099

Town or City: Gisborne
Name of Event: Walk for Peace Tairāwhiti!
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1700-2000
Venue: Marina Park/Lawson Field Rose Garden
Description: STAND UP – E TU Join the Walk for Peace. Meet Marina Carpark 1700. Remembering our past and changing our future. Grab your whanau, mates, work or team and come along!
SPEAK OUT – KORERO MAI – Share our Stories. Have your say, share a poem, spoken word, waiata or korero…
ACT – KARAWHIUA – Take the Pledge, make a stand, build & model Respectful Relationships.
Contact: Contact Wendy on 8691340 or 0278367495 to register.
Email: wendy.miller@barnardos.org.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2399406307055129/

Town or City: Gore
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Tuesday 19 November
Time: 0900-0945
Venue: Longford Intermediate School
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Sam Munroe, Sam.munroe@gorerefuge.org.nz, 027 227 5557

Town or City: Gore
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Tuesday 19 November
Time: 1000-1045
Venue: Gore Main School
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Sam Munroe, Sam.munroe@gorerefuge.org.nz, 027 227 5557

Town or City: Greymouth
Name of Event:
Date: Sunday 17 November
Time: 1000-1100
Venue: The Warehouse
Description: FREE sausage sizzle and an opportunity to meet the White Ribbon Riders as they come through. If you’re lucky you might even get a chance to play on their bikes!
Contact:

Town or City: Haast
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 18 November
Time: 0900-0945
Venue: Haast School
Description: School visit. Open to school families only. . Open to school families only.
Contact: Simon Burges-Short, simon.burgesshort@westcoastdhb.health.nz, 027 702 1302

Town or City: Haast
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Sunday 19 November
Time: 1900-2030
Venue: Heritage Hotel Haast
Description: Meet and greet with the riders
Contact: Tracey Dinan, 03 750 0828

Town or City: Hamilton
Name of Event: White Ribbon March
Date: Wednesday 27 November
Time: 0900-1100
Venue: Fairfield Hall, Clarkin Road,
Description: White Ribbon March involves Primary, Intermediate and High School students marching against violence towards women. This is the third year we have held this event with approx 100 0 150 students involved. At the end of the march we will have students presenting speeches and the schools kapa haka groups representing.
Contact:

Town or City: Hamilton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Walk/Hikoi
Date: Friday 29 November
Time: 1130-1300
Venue: Meteor Theatre to Garden Place
Description: In collaboration with a number of community centres, Waikato Women’s Refuge Te Whakaruruhau and Hamilton City Council are coordinating a White Ribbon Walk/Hikoi on Friday 29 November @ 11.30am. The walk will start from the Meteor Theatre, 1 Victoria Street, Hamilton and finish at Garden Place, where we are coordinating an MC, live entertainment and a couple of guest speakers on the main stage 12-1pm. White Ribbon Ambassador David White will be speaking at this event.
Contact: Rouruina Toa C/- Glenview Community Centre glenviewcent@gmail.com

Town or City: Hawarden
Name of Event:
Date: Tuesday 19 November
Time: 1200-1400
Venue: Hurunui College
Description: The Violence Free North Canterbury Network are hosting three lunch-time White Ribbon events at Hurunui College, Oxford School and Rangiora High School on 19-21 November. The students will engage in activities and conversation around the #unspokenrules social media campaign.
Contact: natalie.paterson@wmk.govt.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.waimakariri.govt.nz/community/community-initiatives/community-safety/violence-prevention

Town or City: Hawera
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Thursday 21 November
Time: 1000-1030
Venue: Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngati Ruanui
Description: White Ribbon Ride visit to the school
Contact: Cheryl 06 278 4350

Town or City: Hokitika
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Sunday 17 November
Time: 1200-1300
Venue: New World Supermarket, 116 Revell St, Hokitika
Free BBQ manned by Safe Man Safe Family & Hokitika INOK Champions. White Ribbon Riders to talk with shoppers. BBQ will continue after riders leave.
Contact: Simon Burges-Short, simon.burgesshort@westcoastdhb.health.nz, 027 702 1302

Town or City: Invercargill
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20 November
Time: 0900-0945
Venue: Te Wharekura O Arowhenua school, 734 Tweed St Invercargill
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Gary Davis, Principal, 03-216 7701

Town or City: Invercargill
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19 November
Time: 1345-1445
Venue: Fernworth Primary School
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Jo Johnson, 03 216 9659

Town or City: Kaikoura
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 1230-1330
Venue: West End, Kaikoura
Description: The White Ribbon riders will meet HRH the Prince of Wales and the Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, who are visiting Kaikoura that day. Opportunity for the public to meet the riders once the VIP party leaves West End.
Contact: Joanna York,joanna.york@kaikoura.govt.nz, 022 061 4558

Town or City: Kawerau
Name of Event: Kawerau White Ribbon Day 2019
Date: Saturday 23 November 2019
Time: 1000-1400
Venue: Kawerau Circus Paddock
Description: This will be a FREE community event where we will be providing free sausage sizzle, fruit, water and entertainment for all of our local whānau to enjoy. Local services have been invited to take part in the day’s event and offer fun activities for whānau to engage in. We hope to get the ‘White Ribbon’ message across our rohe by raising awareness and in turn creating a safer community.
Contact: Kataraina Anderson kataraina@eastbayreap.org.nz

Town or City: Levin
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 123j0-1400
Venue: Bounce Out of School Care, API showgrounds, Levin
Description: Relaxed Family Day with Face Painting, BBQ, Art Display, Interaction time with local people and Agencies
Contact: Nicola Manville, 027 6455057

Town or City: Lower Hutt (Taita)
Name of Event: Community Breakfast
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 0800-1000
Venue: Walter Nash Centre, Taita
Description: A healthy breakfast, Speakers and Entertainment, Acknowledgements
Contact: Hine 027 642 8572 and Dina 027 224 5824

Town or City: Lower Hutt, Wellington
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Sunday 24 November
Time: 1500
Venue: Waiwhetu Marae
Description: Powhiri at 3.00pm followed by cuppa and settling in. Tea at 5.00pm and supper at 8.30pm. . Interaction with community at marae after tea and before supper.
Contact:

Town or City: Lower Hutt, Wellington
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 0700
Venue: Waiwhetu Marae
Description: Breakfast then depart to rolling haka
Contact:

Town or City: Manaia
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Wednesday 20 November
Time: 1400-1600
Venue: Manaia Primary School
Description: White Ribbon Ride
Contact: Laila Kivell / Sandra Savenye, 06 274 8283 or 027 555 6546

Town or City: Manukau City
Name of Event: White Ribbon Community Sausage Sizzle
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1300-1430
Venue: Friendship House, 20 Putney Way, Manukau
Description: Free Community Sausage sizzle. Raising awareness around Family Violence.
Speak to our Living Without Violence facilitators. Gain insight and learn skills on how to survive the Holiday season.
Contact: serena@friendshiphouse.org.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/FriendshipHouseNZTown or City: Marton

Town or City: Marton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 0930-1030
Venue: Marton Park
Description: Riders to talk at the Marton Park showgrounds
Contact: Cath Ash, 06- 327 7633 Cell: 021 524585

Town or City: Masterton
Name of Event: I run a programme on our local community radio Station Arrow FM 92.7.
Date: 7-14-21-28 November
Time: 1700-1800
Venue: Radio House Church Street
Description: Broadcast Thursdays from 5-6pm, repeated and also shown on Wai TV.
The programme is called Tribal Nations and the focus is on Community well-being, especially the kaupapa of raising awareness around teen suicide and White Ribbon.
November will be about promoting and discussing the White Ribbon kaupapa, giving insight into the origins, raising awareness, promoting events, interviews with White Ribbon riders and others and highlighting the messages relating to the current campaign.
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.arrowfm.co.nz/programmes/show/144/tribal-nations/
Contact: clinton@cdc.govt.nz

Town or City: Milton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Wednesday 20 November
Time: 1215-1415
Venue: Otago Corrections Facility
Description: Private Visit

Town or City: Mt Maunganui
Name of Event: White Ribbon Day Service
Date: Monday 25 Nov ember
Time: 0730-
Venue: on the summit of Mauao at the Monica Cantwell memorial. Nau mai, haere mai.
Description: 7.30am Mihi whakatau – Tamati Tata; 7.35am Blessing – Reverend Leanne Rolleston; 7.45am Fiona Sullivan – poem for the day; 7.50am Angie Warren-Clark MP and Hazel Hape – wreath; 8.05am Waiata: Waiari and Peri Kohu; 8.10am Colin Gardiner – It’s Not Ok Family Violence Campaign Advocate; 8.25am Himene – Whakaaria Mai and Karakia whakamutunga followed by Morning coffee after at the Deck Chair Café, 2 Marine Parade, Mt Maunganui

Town or City: Nelson
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Saturday 16 November
Time: 1030-1300
Venue: 1903 Square, Trafalgar St, Nelson
Description: Speeches by riders, attended by MP Nick Smith, the mayor will arrive on a motorbike, lunch provided by Soroptimists
Contact: Sheryl Waterhouse, waterhousesheryl@gmail.com, 021 034 2268

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Thursday 21 November
Time: 1000
Venue: East Otago High School
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Jason McCoy, jason.mccoy@police.govt.nz, 021 191 4797

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Thursday 21 November
Time: 1215
Venue: Waitaki Girls High School
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Jason McCoy, jason.mccoy@police.govt.nz, 021 191 4797

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Thursday 21 November
Time: 1320
Venue: St Kevins College
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Jason McCoy, jason.mccoy@police.govt.nz, 021 191 4797

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Thursday 21 November
Time: 1430
Venue: Waitaki Boys High School
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Jason McCoy, jason.mccoy@police.govt.nz, 021 191 4797

Town or City: Opunake
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Wednesday 20 November
Time: 1200-1400
Venue: Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Tamarongo
Description: White Ribbon Ride visit to a school
Contact: Gabrielle Whitu 027 761 7430

Town or City: Orewa
Name of Event: Stall, Sausage Sizzle, signing The Pledge
Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 1630
Venue: Moana Reserve, Orewa Beach
Description: Te Rito Rodney along with NZ Police will be combining to set up a stall selling It’s not OK balloons, t shirts, pretend tattoos and other items. We will also be getting men to sign The Pledge that violence towards women and children is not OK. There will be also a sausage sizzle with a donation to women’s refugee to buy a sausage.
Contact: teritorodney@gmail.com

Town or City: Otorohanga
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 18 November
Time: 0900-1100
Venue: Otorohanga College
Description: Hui with the students
Contact: Caren Campbell, 021 381 428

Town or City: Oxford
Name of Event:
Date: Wednesday 20 November
Time: 1200-1400
Venue: Oxford School
Description: The Violence Free North Canterbury Network are hosting three lunch-time White Ribbon events at Hurunui College, Oxford School and Rangiora High School on 19-21 November. The students will engage in activities and conversation around the #unspokenrules social media campaign.
Contact: natalie.paterson@wmk.govt.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.waimakariri.govt.nz/community/community-initiatives/community-safety/violence-prevention
Town or City: Palmerston North
Name of Event: “Row for Respect”
Date: 2 November
Time: 1400
Venue: Zenith Gym
Description: Half marathon “row for respect.” Nicola walked away from an abusive relationship which lasted 7 months ending in June this year. She has been receiving government-funded counselling as a result of what her ex-partner did to her, this has included EMDR therapy which has been very effective and is something she is incredibly grateful for. To give back she wants to raise awareness of respect: respect for partners, family members, work colleagues, teachers, students, teammates, self respect and the environment. By raising awareness of respect she hopes she can prevent this from happening to others and/or help those who might find themselves in the position she was in.
https://givealittle.co.nz/fundraiser/row-for-respect
https://www.facebook.com/RowForRespect/?modal=admin_todo_tour
https://www.instagram.com/rowforrespect/
Contact: Nicola Goss nicola.goss88@gmail.com

Town or City: Palmerston North
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 1000-1400 (Riders there 1100-1200)
Venue: The Square Palmerston North
Description: Stalls, sausage sizzle, speakers
Contact: Gail Wood, 021 2477590

Town or City: Picton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Saturday 16 November
Time: 0700-0800
Venue: Cafe Cortado, Cnr High St & London Quay, Picton
Description: Meet and greet with the riders
Contact: Ken Mahon 027 441 5662

Town or City: Piopio
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 18 November
Time: 1200-1400
Venue: Piopio College
Description: BBQ lunch
Contact: Caren Campbell, 021 381 428

Town or City: Porirua
Name of Event: Daddy Daughter Breakfast
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 0700-0800
Venue: Porirua Whanau Centre, Cannons Creek
Description: We would like an Ambassador for 20minutes-an hour to give a speech and start/take The Pledge after. Not able to contribute to costs of an Ambassador visit.
Contact: Repeka Kome, 0211955770 or 042377749,
Email repeka.kome@poriruawhanau.org.nz

Town or City: Porirua
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 09:30 – 11:00
Venue: Holy Family School
Description: Kia O Rahi – a game in which the story behind it relates to White Ribbon. There will also be a sausage sizzle to sit down with the school and have a casual Korero.
Contact: Repeka Kome, 0211955770 or 042377749

Town or City: Porirua
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 0930-1100
Venue: Holy Family School
Description: Kia O Rahi – a game in which the story behind it relates to White Ribbon. There will also be a sausage sizzle to sit down with the school and have a casual Korero.
Contact: Repeka Kome, 0211955770 or 042377749

Town or City: Porirua
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1130-1230
Venue: Rolling Haka in Porirua East
Description: Rolling Haka with schools on the main roads here in Porirua to show their appreciation for the cause. Beginning at Porirua Whanau Centre, visiting Glenview School, Cannon’s Creek School, Porirua Police College.
Contact: Repeka Kome, 0211955770 or 042377749

Town or City: Rangiora
Name of Event:
Date: Thursday 21 November
Time: 1200-1400
Venue: Rangiora High School
Description: The Violence Free North Canterbury Network are hosting three lunch-time White Ribbon events at Hurunui College, Oxford School and Rangiora High School on 19-21 November. The students will engage in activities and conversation around the #unspokenrules social media campaign.
Contact: natalie.paterson@wmk.govt.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.waimakariri.govt.nz/community/community-initiatives/community-safety/violence-prevention

Town or City: Reefton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Saturday 16 November
Time: 1800
Venue: Hotel Reefton
Description: Community event; opportunity to meet with the White Ribbon Riders
Contact: Simon Burges-Short, 03 788 8065, 027 702 1302

Town or City: Taupo
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Sunday 17 November
Time: 0900-1200
Venue: Local reserve
Description: Taupo District Council and partners. Agencies that are a part of the TVIN Network. An event to host the riders on a local reserve. Riders split in half – Group One visit here.
Contact: Gloria Eves, 07 3788109 ext 8 / 0274 333 529

Town or City: Tauranga
Name of Event: White Ribbon/Shakti Women’s Refuge
Date: Friday 15 November/Sunday 17 November
Time: Friday 0900-1600 / Sunday 0930 Service followed by morning tea at 1045
Venue: St Columba Church, Cherrywood
Description: Information and invitations for people to plant a white ribbon stake on our church frontage. We will ask for a donation for the cloth white ribbon and proceeds will be given to Shakti Women’s refuge. Then on the Sunday 17 November we have a special service with a speaker from Shakti at 9:30 am and then a morning tea 10:45am on our front lawn when we plant our white ribbons.
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Town or City: Te Awamutu
Name of Event: Hikoi for Change
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1245 for 1300 start.
Venue: Te Awamutu Ministry of Social Devlopment
Description: Hikoi for Change. Join us to take a stand as one team united against violence.
Are you up for the challenge to walk from MSD/ TA Courier up Alexandra Street to Ara Poutama (Dept of Corrections) in HIGH HEELS? Men and woman welcome!
Meeting at 12.45pm with planned start 1pm. Guest speaker – David White – White Ribbon Ambassador and New Zealander of the Year Nominee and BBQ at Ara Poutama.
We have some pairs of heels available but could do with more please. If you have spare “heels” in large sizes that you no longer want, size 10 up, please drop off to the MSD (WINZ _ Sloane Street) Thank You.
Contact: teawamutu@violencefreewaipa.org.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/3027904350558982/

Town or City: Timaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 0850-0930
Venue: Roncalli College
Description: School visit. Open to school families only.
Contact: Deb Quested, Deborah.Quested@police.govt.nz, 021 192 1382

Town or City: Timaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 0945-1045
Venue: Placemakers Timaru, 88-94 Hilton Hwy, Washdyke
Description: BBQ for local community
Contact: Deb Quested, Deborah.Quested@police.govt.nz, 021 192 1382

Town or City: Turangi
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Sunday 17 November
Time: 1200-1400
Venue: Maunga Tihi Riders Club Rooms
Description: Welcome by Club members, shared kai and korero
Contact: Paula Reweti 021 233 4670

Town or City: Upper Hutt
Name of Event: March through Upper Hutt
Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 1300
Venue: St Joseph’s playground
Description: We are having a march through Upper Hutt highlighting the importance of respectful relationships and finishing with a rally in the playground of Upper Hutt primary school. All those interested are welcome
Contact: ron@4abettercity.nz

Town or City: Wanaka
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 18 November
Time: 1150 to 1230
Venue: Kai Whakapai Café, 121 Ardmore St
Description: Riders calling in for a meal break.
Contact: Roger and Shona, 03 443 7795

Town or City: Waverly TBC
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Wednesday 20 November
Time: 1100-1300
Venue: Waverly Primary School
Description: White Ribbon Ride
Contact: Gabrielle McCullum 0273465081

Town or City: Waitara
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Tuesday 19 November
Time: 0930-1100
Venue: Waitara East School
Description: White Ribbon Ride visit to a school
Contact: Denise Welch

Town or City: Wellington
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 15 November
Time: 1100 to 1300
Venue: Bunnings Wellington Central, 46 Tory St
Description: Meet and greet with the riders
Contact: Jocelyn Smith, 027 645 8872

Town or City: Wellington
Name of Event: White Ribbon Breakfast
Date: Thursday 21 November
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Venue: Police Headquarters
Description: Invitation only.
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Town or City: Wellington
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Saturday 23 November
Time: 0900 to 1400
Venue: Bunnings Wellington Central, 46 Tory St
Description: Fundraiser sausage sizzle
Contact: Jocelyn Smith, 027 645 8872

Town or City: Wellington
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 1230
Venue: Parliament
Description: Event at Parliament
Contact: Rob McCann 021 212 2953

Town or City: Whanganui
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 1130-1300
Venue: Whanganui Town Centre
Description: White Ribbon Ride joining the White Ribbon Parade
Contact: Time Metcalfe 027 445 3098

Town or City: Whanganui
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 1000-1115
Venue: Keith Street School
Description: White Ribbon Ride visit to a school
Contact: Linda Ireton 06 349 1111

Town or City: Whanganui
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: Friday 22 November
Time: 1400-1600
Venue: Rutherford Junior High School
Description: White Ribbon Ride visit to a school
Contact: Julian 021 0867 2409

Town or City: Whangarei
Name of Event: Open Exhibition on Survivor Art Installation
Date: Monday/Tuesday 25/26 November
Time: 0930-1430
Venue: 52 Cameron Street
Description: This installation provides a tangible response to one of our culture’s most pervasive rape myths. Outfits featured have been recreated from the stories of Survivors.
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