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Town or City: Amberley
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 18th 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: Amberley
Name of Event: Violence Free North Canterbury presents A Father’s Story
Date: 20th November
Time: 1900-2100
Venue: Amberly Hall, Amberley
Description: Helen Meads was murdered by her controlling husband, post separation. Her father, White Ribbon Ambassador David White speaks about the dangers of staying and leaving, warning signs, and the long term effects and harm done to families. David believes that all members of the community have a role to play in family violence prevention. He is passionate about spreading that message. Gold coin entry
Unsuitable for children under 13 years. We advise that young teenagers are accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Town or City: Ashburton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 18th November
Time: TBA
Venue: Welcome BBQ, Venue TBA
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is hosted at a private event, not open to public.

Town or City: Ashburton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1910-1020
Venue: Allenton School, 110 Harrison Street, Allenton
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Ashburton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1025-1100
Venue: Ashburton Netherby School, 51 Brucefield Avenue, Ashburton
Description: School visit. Not open to the public
Town or City: Ashburton
Date of Event: 24th November
Time of Event: 1000-1200
Venue: Ashburton Domain by paddling pool
Description: White Ribbon Family Fun Day 2018. An event to promote families having fun and be healthy together in support of white ribbon. Loads of fun games for family to take part in. Fire truck, pledge signing and giveaways, free bbq lunch, lollybar and bouchy castles! Saturday 24th November 10am – 12.00pm by the paddling pool area at the Ashburton Domain
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/safe.ashburton

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: An Empty Fridge is part of Family Violence
Date: Monday, 29th October
Time: 0900-1730 daily
Venue: Massey Library
Descriptions: An Empty Fridge is part of Family Violence – Tamariki reclaiming their story as part of White Ribbon 2018. 26 October saw the opening of the “Behind Closed Doors” exhibition at Massey Library.
The focus of this exhibit is on the wider situations that foster family violence rather than the actual acts themselves. What students experience in their own life goes well beyond crime statistics; for example, the fridge door that opens on “no food here”, or that has an eviction notice on its front, are part of what these young people experience as family violence.
Tiaria Fletcher, Manager of the WAVES Trust, explained what the exhibit is about: “This is part of the White Ribbon Campaign against Family Violence. The students have taken our history of being colonised, the legacy and pain of it, and reclaimed the story for themselves, in their own way”. She added “it is also about hope for a better future.”
Community Waitakere, WAVES and the students of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Kōtuku (in Rānui) have joined together, in support of the White Ribbon Campaign, resulting in this “Kei tua o te Tatau – Behind Closed Doors” exhibition. After starting its journey at Massey Library, it will be traveling to several West Auckland venues until early December. With thanks to the Henderson-Massey Local Board for providing funding for this journey. Some of the artworks will also be incorporated by the students into their school production later this year.

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: Family Violence Awareness Day
Date: 8th November
Time: 1000 -1400
Venue: Pukekohe Town Square
Description: NZ Police are holding this event and White Ribbon Ambassador Akerei Maresala-Thomson will be representing White Ribbon.

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: White Ribbon Launch
Date: 12th November
Time: 1030-1130
Venue: Lot 23, 23 Minnie St, Eden Terrace, Auckland
Descriptions: Join the White Ribbon Campaign and the Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Domestic and Sexual Violence issues) Jan Logie as we launch the 2018 Campaign over morning tea.
Contact: contact@whiteribbon.org.nz

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: Counties Manukau Police Sausage Sizzle
Date: 13th November
Time: 1000-1400
Venue: Clendon Park Town Centre (behind Mobil)
Descriptions: Counties Manukau Police Sausage Sizzle – come and join us for a sausage sizzle
Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: CONSULTATIVE HUI: Addressing Domestic Violence for Safer Better Whānau
Date(s) of Event: Thursday 15th November 2018
Time of Event: 0930-1530
Venue: Ruapotaka Marae, Glen Innes
Description: A Consultative Overview Research Hui for families of Oranga Tamariki affected by domestic violence, substance abuse and risk behaviours resulting in their children being taken into care and protection services.
Contact: terito.foundation@mail.com Website: www.teritofoundation.com
Facebook or Web Link: https://m.facebook.com/teritofoundation/?tsid=0.48157299345975724&source=result

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: Sirens and Sounds
Date: Saturday 17th November
Time: 11:00am–4:00pm
Venue: Eastdale Reserve, Rosebank Rd, Avondale, Auckland
Description: See how the NZ Police, St Johns Ambulance & the NZ Fire Service really respond in emergencies, with visual displays & interactive learning for everyone. Watch Police dogs skillfully mastering an obstacle course. Ever thought about a career in these services? Meet local heroes & find out what it takes to be one yourself. DJ Lenny & Michael Alofa plus guests broadcasting from the Visitronic Truck will ensure your day is full of fun activities, challenges & giveaways. Check out the White Ribbon display and chat to an Ambassador.

Town or City: Auckland – Manukau CBD
Name of Event: Art Exhibition “Fight Flight” by Anneke Muijlwijk – Visual Stories of Brave Escapes
Date: 22nd November
Time: 0900-1500 – 1100 meet the Artist
Venue: Friendship House, 20 Putney Way, Manukau CBD, Auckland
Description: Art Exhibition of Anneke’s work around Domestic Violence for White Ribbon day.

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: White Ribbon March
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1200
Venue: Meet at 11.45am at Talbot Park (Cnr Pt England Road and Flanders Street).
Description: Join HEART in Tamaki and March to show your support for preventing men’s violence against women.

Town or City: Auckland (Panmure)
Name of Event: White Ribbon Dinner
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1700
Venue: Faith Family Connect, 99 Pilkington Road, Panmure
Description: Join HEART in Tamaki at this community dinner to share the White Ribbon kaupapa. All welcome. Free

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: Pacific in the Park
Date: 30th November
Time: 1500-2100
Venue: Moire Park, Massey
Description: Sponsored by @pasefikaproud “Our Families, Our People, Our Responsibility”. Food, entertainment and activities, community love. There will be a White Ribbon tent and White Ribbon Ambassadors in attendance. Free entry.

Town or City: Auckland
Name of Event: Shine a Light with White Ribbon and Vectra
Date: 25th November
Time: 1830-2130 with lighting up the Bridge at 2030.
Venue: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, 180 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven Marina.
Description: Join White Ribbon and Vectra as we light the Harbour Bridge at a family friendly event to celebrate the efforts of family violence campaigners.

Town or City: Bulls
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20th November
Time: 1415-1615
Venue: Bulls Domain/Sports Club, Domain Road, Bulls
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Cheviot
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 18th November
Time: 0930-1000
Venue: Cheviot Fire Brigade, 6 McQueen Road, Cheviot
Description: Come along and meet some of the White Ribbon Riders over a cup of coffee

Town or City: Christchurch
Name of Event: Canterbury Family Violence Collaboration
Date: Saturday 10th November
Time: 1130 –1400
Venue: Phillipstown Community Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Phillipstown
Description: Live performance by Twin Harmony, Live graffiti art workshop with Ikarus, free BBQ and fresh pizza from the outdoor oven, Fire Truck & crew, LSV march and haka, local speakers, pony rides, kids activities, giveaways and more…
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/701210253584611/

Town or City: Christchurch
Name of Event: White Ribbon Community Event
Date: 10th November
Time: 1130 onwards
Venue: Phillipstown Community Hub, 39 Nursery Road, Christchurch
Description: White Ribbon Day is the international day for the elimination of men’s violence towards women. White Ribbon aims to end men’s violence towards women by encouraging men to lead by example and talk to other men.
Christchurch Rocks participation in this is to paint as many white ribbon rocks to place down on the ground in a shape of a ribbon. For CHCH our White Ribbon event is on the 10th November, at Phillipstown Hub. The plan is we will be there at 10 to set up and start placing the rocks down ready for 11.30 start. People can bring their rocks down from 10.30 onward, our admin will be doing the count as they all come in. You can come in register your rocks and place them down. We aim to have them down ready for a final picture and number count at 1.30pm. After this people are welcome to take some and share them by hiding them at your parks. What is left over will be taken by Shirley Project who are looking at a permanent place for the rocks to be placed either as a foot path or a wall feature. Very exciting!
For the official date, 25th November, we encourage painting ribbons to continue until then….when you are done take a video of all your hard work with a final count and post it here! We have invited our fellow rockers in other towns and country to join us and will be asked to do the same! If you have any questions please go to the Facebook page to contact the organisers.
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/876958745848022/

Town or City: Christchurch
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 18th November
Time: 1400-1530
Venue: Eastgate Shopping Centre, Cnr Buckleys Road and Linwood Avenue
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Christchurch
Name of Event: “Zonta says No” Breakfast
Date: 23rd November
Time: 0700
Venue: The Elms Hotel, 456 Papanui Road
Description: Our guest speaker is Maria a survivor of domestic violence who has bravely and generously agreed to share her story with us. Proceeds to Shakti the refuge for Asian, African and Middle Eastern women. Ticket price includes full breakfast.
Contact: taffom.c@gmail.com to book or for more details.

Town or City: Christchurch (Papanui)
Date of Event: 23rd November
Time of Event: 1930
Venue: Papanui Service Centre/Library, Community Board Room
Description: Pledge by Christchurch Council Members. Distribution of resources to ethnic community groups.
Facebook or Web Link: http://www.facebook.com/ChristchurchMulticultural%20Council

Town or City: Christchurch
Name of Event: White Ribbon Distribution at Market for White Ribbon Day
Date: 24th November
Time: 1000-1400
Venue: Lyttelton Farmers Market, Christchurch
Description: Free White Ribbons and flyers given out to the public at the Saturday local market. – Canterbury Family Violence Collaboration

Town or City: Christchurch
Name of Event: White Ribbon Distribution at Market on White Ribbon Day
Date: 25th November
Time: 1000-1400
Venue: Riccarton Market, Christchurch
Description: Free White Ribbons and flyers given out to the public at the Sunday local market. – Canterbury Family Violence Collaboration

Town or City: Cromwell
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20th November
Time: 0910-1015
Venue: Goldfields Primary School, 258 Gilling Place, Cromwell
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Dannevirke
Name of Event: White Ribbon Free Sausage Sizzle
Date: 19th November
Time: 1130-1300
Venue: Copenhagen Square, Dannevirke, next to the Windmill on High Street, Dannevirke
Description: Hosted: By our local Police with National MP Alistair Scott manning the BBQ and Mayor Tracey Collis in attendance.

Town or City: Dannevirke
Name of Event: White Ribbon Dinner
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1800-2100
Venue: The Dannevirke Services and Citizens Club, 1 Princess Street, Dannevirke
Description: Guest speaker: Keryn Doyle from The Trust Pahiatua – an informative talk about the effects of Family Violence on Children.
Auction: Artwork from local Artists – their reflection on White Ribbon and items donated by our local shops and community.
Main & Dessert $30.00 per person
Contact: Leah or Deanna at Tararua REAP – 15 Gordon Street, Dannevirke Phone: 06 374 6565

Town or City: Dunedin
Name of Event: The Dunedin Art Show
Date: 1st to 4th November
Times: 1st 1930; 2nd 1000-1800; 3rd 1000-1800; 4th 1000-1600
Venue: The Edgar Centre, 116 Portsmouth Drive, Anderson’s Bay, Dunedin
Description: The catch phrase for our art show is “Art for Everyone”. Visitors can view and purchase a wide range of original New Zealand artworks from Otago artists and artists from all over New Zealand. We anticipate that this will be the biggest art show that Dunedin has ever seen. Art includes items from NZ Corrections that have been created by prisoners with proceeds going to White Ribbon.
Contact: http://www.dunedinartshow.co.nz/about-dunedin-show.html

Town or City: Eketahuna
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1515-1600
Venue: Event TBC
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Eketahuna
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1515-1600
Venue: Event TBC
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Eltham
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1330-1435
Venue: Eltham School, 69 Conway Road, Eltham 4322
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Eltham
Name of Event: Eltham School Fun Day
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1230-1600
Venue: Eltham School, 69 Conway Road, Eltham 4322
Description: Students will be released from class at 12:30 to be involved with the White Ribbon activities. Members of the public are welcome to join from 3:00pm. There will be a BBQ, guest speakers, giveaways, fun games for the kids, ambulance/fire truck rides.
Town or City: Fairlie
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 12301430
Venue: Mackenzie College, Kirke Street, Fairlie
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Featherston
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1130–1245
Venue: Featherston Primary School, Lyon Street, Featherston
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Feilding
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20th November
Time: 1130-1300
Venue: Hato Paora College, 314 Kimbolton Road, RD7, Cheltenham
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town: Gisborne
Name of Event: White Ribbon drive-by stall
Date of Event: 22nd November
Time of Event: 0800-1200
Venue: Barnardos, 25 Ormond Road
Description: We are holding a drive by stall outside our office on 25 Ormond Road. We are going to decorate the road frontage with White Ribbons and balloons. We are giving away White Ribbon shaped cookies, White Ribbon information to people and asking them to sign the pledge.

Town or City: Gisborne
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 23rd November
Time: 0900-1000
Venue: Campion College
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Gore
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20th November
Time: 1230-1330
Venue: Gore Trout statue, Medway Street
Description: Mayor Tracy Hicks will open the proceedings, Longford School Kapa Haka group will perform then speeches from riders, food provided by GCWR and cooked by Westpac and Rapid relief team. Cookies cooked and handed out by Southern Reap students.
Contact: Talia Andrews Gore & Clutha Women’s Refuge, 0272 079 733

Town or City: Greymouth
Name of Event: White Ribbon stand at Greymouth Street Races
Date: 20th-22nd October
Time: All Weekend and Monday
Venue:
Description: White Ribbon stand by the Greymouth Library to promote the WR Ride and Stopping Violence organised by White Ribbon Ambassador Simon Burges-Short

Town or City: Greymouth
Name of Event: White Ribbon stand at Greymouth Street Races
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1200-1300
Venue: Greymouth Town Square
Description: Handing out White Ribbons and pamphlets.

Town or City: Greymouth
Name of Event: Gala
Date: 24th November
Time: 1000-1100
Venue: The Warehouse carpark
Description: Gala event promoting White Ribbon. Free BBQ between 1200-1300, White Ribbon Riders and resources, Giant White Ribbon

Town or City: Hamilton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 0900-1015
Venue: Tai Aroha Whare, Anglesea Street, Hamilton
Description: Private event, not open to the public..

Town or City: Hamilton
Name of Event: Hamilton City White Ribbon March 2018
Date: 21st November
Time: Approximately 0930-1800
Venue: North-East begins at Fairfield Hall at 9.30am. South starts at the Glenview Community Centre at 11.30am. West starts at 1.30 pm at the Good News Community Centre. North starts at Pukete Neighbourhood House at 3.30pm.
Description: Joint March (Walk a Mile) across Hamilton City. Four Marches across Hamilton city will start at different points during the day.At the end of each March there will be speakers, including White Ribbon Ambassador David Newman.
Contact: North-East contact Rangi Pou 022 624 3694; South contact Rou 027 699 962; West contact Ioana 021 359 878; North contact Jane 07 849 1115

Town or City: Hamilton
Name of Event: SKYCITY Hamilton White Ribbon
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1100-1400
Venue: SKYCITY Hamilton, Victoria Street entrance
Description: Come down and join SKYCITY Hamilton in supporting White Ribbon! We are making a giant card white ribbon and are asking members of the community to pledge their support against domestic violence by signing the ribbon. If you can’t make it during that time, don’t worry, we will still have the ribbon floating around the atrium, so come in and sign.
Contact: Georgia 07 834 4908

Town or City: Hastings
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 1045-1215
Venue: Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Omahu Road, Hastings
Description: 0900 onwards we will have a display of around 50 A3 sized White Ribbons with messages from our community on how they will make the pledge and what they want our community to look like. We are anticipating a small group of youth from local schools will continue to add their messages to the display.
1000 White Ribbon Ambassador Malcolm Byford will be speaking to a group of staff and youth about being an ambassador, their role, the campaign and what it means for our community.
1030 Big Riders, their role, experiences etc.
1100 – Sausage sizzle
Contact: Cheryl Newman 027 4844 326

Town or City: Hastings
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 0915-1015
Venue: St Matthew’s School
Description: School event. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Hastings
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 1215
Venue: Hastings Inner City Mall
Description: Public pledge signing with the Mayor and Councillors of Hastings District, supported by key partner agencies of the Safer Hastings Coalition, with Event MC Councillor Henare O’Keefe (White Ribbon Ambassador)
Contact: Debbie Northe, 027 218 4294

Town or City: Hastings
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 1415-1500
Venue: Hereworth School
Description: School event. Not open to the public

Town or City: Hastings
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21 November
Time: 15:30 – 16:30
Venue: Camberley Community Centre
703 Kiwi St Camberley
Description: After School drop in centre
Contact: Bridget Paku, 022 456 2345

Town or City: Hawera
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 0930-1100
Venue: Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Ruanui Tari, 2 Manawapou Road, Hawera
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Hawera (previously had Stratford as the Town/City)
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21stNovember
Time: 1030
Venue: Hawera Intermediate TBC
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Hawera
Name of Event: White Ribbon Mufti Day, South Taranaki District Council
Date: 30th November
Time: All day
Venue: Council Administration Building and some outlying areas – libraries, TSB Hub, i-SITE.
Description: Mufti Day for White Ribbon and getting the Mayor, Councillors and staff to sign the Pledge.

Town or City: Hokitika
Name of Event: Launch of Family Violence Champions
Date: 14th October
Description: An It’s Not Ok event launching Champions in Hokitika

Town or City: Hokitika
Name of Event: White Ribbon Promotional Table
Date: 11th November
Time: 1300-1500
Venue: Hokitika iSite
Description: White Ribbons and pamphlets available. White Ribbon Ambassadors in attendance.

Town or City: Hokitika
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1800
Venue: The Old Lodge, Hokitika
Description: Dinner hosted by Soroptimists International
Contact: Simon Burges-Short, 027 702 1302

Town or City: Hutt Valley
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 18th November
Time: 1500
Venue: TBA
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Hutt Valley
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 0900-0925
Venue: Trentham School, 584 Fergusson Drive, Trentham
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Hutt Valley
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 0930-0955
Venue: St Joseph’s School, 1 Pine Avenue, Upper Hutt
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Hutt Valley
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1005-1100
Venue: Māoribank School, 32 Hillside Drive, Upper Hutt
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Hutt Valley
Name of Event: E Tu Te Awakairangi White Ribbon Breakfast
Date: Thursday 22nd November
Time: 0800-1000
Venue: Walter Nash Stadium, 20-22 Taine Street, Taita, Lower Hutt 5011
Description: A community breakfast to raise awareness around White Ribbon. We have a number of speakers, including the Mayor Ray Wallace and the Ambassador Brown from the United States.
Contact: Hine Sullivan, hine.sullivan@huttcity.govt.nz Ph: 0276428572

Town or City: Hutt Valley
Name of Event: Post Arrival Briefing Series
Date: 25th November
Time: 1715
Venue: 11 Sun Valley Way, Wainuiomata.
Description: Special Guest Hutt City Mayor Ray Wallace, White Ribbon Ambassador, with speakers Sergeant Phil Pithyou, Wellington Police District’s Ethnic Liaison Coordinator (“Know, Respect, and Obey the NZ Laws”) and Immigration Lawyer Joanne Cottrell, Partner, Cottrell Law Ltd (“The New Immigration Rules: how the Changes Will Affect You”). Justice of the Peace services are available on the day.

Town or City: Invercargill
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 0915-1015
Venue: Fernworth Primary School TBC, 288 Pomona Street, Invercargill
Description: School event. Not open to the public

Town or City: Invercargill
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 1045-1145
Venue: Wallacetown School TBC, 34 Mauchline Street, Wallacetown
Description: School event. Not open to the public

Town or City: Kaeo
Name of Event: Puna Cupcake Day
Date: 19th November
Time: 1000-1200
Venue: 320 Whangaroa Road, Kaeo
Description: Bring your babies down to make some cupcakes and/or come to Kaeo Park around midday, where we will be handing them out for the community to share.

Town or City: Kaeo
Name of Event: Violence Free Awareness Week Presentation
Date: 21st November
Time: 1000-1200
Venue: Te Nohoanga Boardroom, 320 Whangaroa Road, Kaeo
Description: Guest speaker Phil Paikea. Check Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa Facebook page for other events during the week.
Contact: Book through Jaycee Maunsell-McMenamin, 09 405 0340. Limited spaces.

Town or City: Kaeo
Name of Event: Community Sausage Sizzle
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1200 (Noon)
Venue: Kaeo Park
Description: A community event supporting White Ribbon Day

Town or City: Kaikoura
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 16th November
Time: 1700
Venue:
Description: Youth Council night market
Contact: Joanna York 022 061 4558

Town or City: Kaikoura
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 17th November
Time: 1100-1700
Venue: Presence at Town Square, Schoolyard Market, Kaikoura Warrior and Emporium Brewery
Description: The White Ribbon Ride will be in town for some Canterbury Anniversary weekend fun
Contact: Joanna York 022 061 4558

Town or City: Kawerau
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 24th November
Time: 1000-1200
Venue: Circus Paddock (corner Plunket and Onslow Sts), Kawerau
Description: Starting at 10am there will be a free BBQ for the community
• Family activities
• Bouncy castle and face painting
• Service information stalls
• Entertainment from the yeah nah its not OK song quest winner and Putauaki school kapahaka
• Guest speakers including Riders speaker
Contact: Rachel Rangikotua, 0275 631 077

Town or City: Kumara
Name of Event: Gala
Date: 24th November
Time: 1000-1100
Venue:
Description: Gala event promoting White Ribbon. White Ribbon resources, Giant White Ribbon

Town or City: Levin
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 24th November
Time: 1300-1500
Venue: Bounce Out of School Care, API showgrounds, Levin
Description: Family afternoon , lots of big games and ability for families and kids to talk with the riders. Sausage sizzle, face painting for the kids
Contact: Nicola Manville, 027 6455057

Town or City: Manaia
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1115-1330
Venue: Manaia Primary School, Karaka Street, Manaia 4612
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Mangere
Name of Event: Refugee Health Forums – ‘Family Harm’ – looking at ways professionals can address these issues in their daily work and provide culturally safe support.
Date: 1st November
Time: 1800-1930, doors open at 1730 (Light refreshments served)
Venue: Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre (MRRC), 251 Massey Rd, Mangere East, Auckland
Description: The Auckland Regional Refugee Health Network (ARRHN) Executive Group cordially invites Primary health professionals, community workers and service providers who engage with former refugees living in metro Auckland to attend the third of a series of three Refugee Health Forums in 2018.

Town or City: Marton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 24th November
Time: 0930-1200
Venue: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Masterton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1345-1445
Venue: Makoura College, Makoura Street, Masterton
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Masterton
Name of Event: ChangeAbility asking men to take The Pledge
Venue: Local radio stations
Description: Arranging for local men to make radio adverts challenging other men to take The Pledge. It will be linked to #RespectfulRelationships and #standupwairarapa.

Town or City: Matamata
Name of Event: Community Breakfast and entertainment
Date: 1st December
Time: 0900-1100
Venue: Rail side by the green on Hetana Street in Matamata
Description: Free community breakfast and entertainment prior to the Christmas Parade.

Town or City: Milton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 1230-1430
Venue: Otago Corrections Facility, 62 Narrowdale Road, Milton
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Milton
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 1410-1510
Venue: Tokomairiro High School, 238 Union Street, Milton
Description: School event. Not open to the public

Town or City: Mount Maunganui
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 24th November
Time: 1400-1700
Venue: Coronation Park, Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui
Description: Fun family event with bouncy castles, a free sausage sizzle, food vendors, Brazilian Ju Jitsu display, colouring in competition, tug of war, gumboot throw and kids games (egg & spoon race etc) … Man Up, Fire & Emergency NZ, Plunket, Fisheries, NZDF, police a lolly scramble, spot prizes, free giveaways.
Contact: Lisa MacKinnon 021 846 192

Town or City: Napier
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20th November
Time: 1130-1215
Venue: Onekawa School, 235 Kennedy Road, Napier
Description: School event. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Napier
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20th November
Time: 1230-1330
Venue: Marewa School, 80 Latham Street
Description: Picnic lunch with the school and invited Napier City Councillors
Contact: Liz Lambert, 021 134 6813

Town or City: Nelson
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 25th November
Time: 1030
Venue: Victory Square Community Event, Details TBA
Description: Ride Launch. The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: New Plymouth
Name of Event: Street Relay
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1130-1300
Venue: Between Brougham and Currie Streets as part of the Huatoki Plaza.
Description: Teams of four will battle it out in a round robin, then onto a final. Each team will win a prize. There will be guest speakers, a BBQ, and giveaways.

Town or City: New Plymouth
Name of Event: White Ribbon Fun Run
Date: 22nd September
Time: 1100
Venue: Webster field which is the bottom field of NPBHS round from east end beach to the wind wand and back.
Description: Domestic Violence / White Ribbon has been included in the New Plymouth Boys High School curriculum through our Social Sciences course called “Armed Force + the Police”. The course is designed for students who have an interest or wish to pursue a career in either the Armed Forces or the Police, and included Social Studies, History + Legal Studies assessments. They looked at the issue of Domestic Violence in New Zealand, specifically in Taranaki, and the boys are planning their own Social Justice + Human Rights Actions in order to raise awareness among our students of the issue of Domestic Violence in Taranaki and educate them on respectful, healthy relationships and what it means to be a “good man” in the hopes of helping to break the cycle of abuse for their generation.

Town or City: New Plymouth
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 1230-1430
Venue: Devon Intermediate, 406 Devon Street W, New Plymouth
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: New Plymouth
Name of Event: NPBHS White Ribbon Awareness Hour and Bake Sale
Date: 20th September
Time: 1330-1410
Venue: NPBHS in the Science Quad + Library (signing in through the main reception).
Description: Domestic Violence / White Ribbon has been included in the New Plymouth Boys High School curriculum through our Social Sciences course called “Armed Force + the Police”. The course is designed for students who have an interest or wish to pursue a career in either the Armed Forces or the Police, and included Social Studies, History + Legal Studies assessments. They looked at the issue of Domestic Violence in New Zealand, specifically in Taranaki, and the boys are planning their own Social Justice + Human Rights Actions in order to raise awareness among our students of the issue of Domestic Violence in Taranaki and educate them on respectful, healthy relationships and what it means to be a “good man” in the hopes of helping to break the cycle of abuse for their generation.
Contact: Hannah Clark and Lochlyn Gilberd

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 0700-0900
Venue: Zonta Business Breakfast
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1000-1100
Venue: East Otago High School
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1215-1315
Venue: Waitaki Girls High School, Trent Street, Oamaru
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1320-1420
Venue: St Kevins College, Taward Street, Oamaru
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1430-1520
Venue: Waitaki Boys High School, 10 Waitaki Avenue, Oamaru 9400
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Oamaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 24th November
Time: 1730-1830
Venue: Meal at Portside
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Okaiawa, South Taranaki
Name of Event: Mask-er-ade Ball
Date: 25th August
Time: 1900
Venue: Okaiawa Hotel, Normanby Road, Okaiawa, South Taranaki
Description: Mask-er-ade Ball for childhood Sexual Assault And Prevention.Children and those who were sexually assaulted wear an invisible Mask to hide behind. To hide the secret. So in honour of them we will wear actual Masks to show support.Speaker Trish Roigard Survivor Advocate to speak about her journey of survival and healing and how she can help others in the community going through their journey. Also a presentation on how to keep our children safe. Free entry. Free nibbles and Karaoke.https://www.facebook.com/events/2133227503601052/?ti=cl

Town or City: Opotiki
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1300
Venue: Opotiki Primary School, Church Street, Opotiki
Description: School visit. Not open to the public

Town or City: Opunake
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 0915-1045
Venue: Te Kura Kaupapa Māori O Tamarongo , 169 Tasman Street, Opunake
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.
Town or City: Palmerston North
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20th November
Time: 0900-1030
Venue: Oranga Tamariki, Te Au rere a te Tonga, 313 Church Street, Palmerston North
Description: Private event. Not open to the public.
Contact: Gordon McCalman, 027 507 6716

Town or City: Paraparaumu
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 24th November
Time: 1600-1700
Venue: Green & White Ribbon Café TBC, 2A Raumati Road
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Porirua
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 25th November
Time: 11:30 – 13:30
Venue: Aotea Lagoon, Papakowhai, Porirua
Description: Porirua Family Violence Prevention Network event “Shining the Light on Family Violence”. Both events with the purpose of the raising awareness of the ‘Elimination of Violence towards Women and Girls’. Riders arrive at 11:45, there will be speeches and performances.
Contact: Seanoa Faraimo 021878084

Town or City: Pukehou
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 21st November
Time: 1400-1530
Venue: Te Aute College, 100 SH2, Pukehou
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Rangiora
Name of Event: Violence Free North Canterbury presents A Father’s Story
Date: 21st November
Time: 1900-2100
Venue: Rossburn Receptions, Spark Lane, Rangiora
Description: Helen Meads was murdered by her controlling husband, post separation. Her father, White Ribbon Ambassador David White speaks about the dangers of staying and leaving, warning signs, and the long term effects and harm done to families. David believes that all members of the community have a role to play in family violence prevention. He is
passionate about spreading that message. Gold coin entry
Unsuitable for children under 13 years. We advise that young teenagers are accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Town or City: Rotorua
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 25th November
Time: 0930-1100
Venue: Te Maioha o Parekarangi, Oranga Tamariki
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Taneatua
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1600
Venue: Hughes Place Community Garden Project, Taneatua
Description Community event. White Ribbon Ambassador Ray Coster will be speaking.
Contact: Honey Thrupp 027 392 0459

Town or City: Taranaki
Name of Event: White Ribbon Relay
Date: 23rd November
Time:
Venue:
Description: Taranaki Safe Families Trust are organising this event.

Town or City: Tauranga
Name of Event: Tauranga Moana White Ribbon community event including the White Ribbon Riders
Date: 24th November
Time: 1400-1700
Venue: Coronation Park Mount Maunganui.
Description: TMAPS (Tauranga Moana Abuse Prevention Strategy) are leading the organisation of the Tauranga Moana community event that will include the White Ribbon Riders. The planning committee consists of representatives from Police, Oranga Tamariki, Tauranga Council, Plunket, Ngati Ranginui Iwi, Corrections and other organisations.They hope to haveBouncy Castles, Face Painting, Tug of war, Sausage sizzle, Food stalls, Large outside games Jenga, bean bags etc; Kapa Haka / Polynesian performers, Photo Booth, Blow up Soccer Pitch, Army trucks, Fire Engine, Basketball Goal and area, pet pen and more. White Ribbon Ambassador Ray Coster will be representing White Ribbon.
Contact: Wendy Coxhead

Town or City: Taupo
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19h November
Time: 1630-1800 – Riders arrive 1700.
Venue: Pihanga Reserve, Pihanga Street, Taupo
Description: Fun event with a live band (Lakeside Variety Country Music Club Taupo), entertainment (bouncy castle and games for kids, free Sausage Sizzle and more. Local agencies and social services will have stalls. There will be an opportunity to sign The Pledge.
Contact: Gloria Eves 0274 333 529

Town or City: Taupo
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 20th November
Time: 0900-0920
Venue: Tauhara College Invergarry Road, Taupo
Description: School event. Not open to the public
Contact: Gloria Eves 0274 333 529

Town or City: Te Awamutu
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1100-1200
Venue: Te Awamutu Intermediate School, 646 Hazelmere Crescent, Te Awamutu
Description: School event. Not open to the public
Contact: Ange Holt, Violence Free Waipa, 0274 395 744
Town or City: Te Kuiti
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 19th November
Time: 1300-1430
Venue: McIndoes Group, 44 Waitete Road, Te Kuiti
Description: Welcome from Maniapoto Family Violence Intervention Network and Mayor Brian Hanna. Riders message, BBQ lunch
Contact: Caren Campbell, 021 381 428

Town or City: Temuka
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 23rd November
Time: 0930
Venue: Opihi College, 83 Richard Pearse Drive, Temuka
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Te Puke
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 24th November
Time: 1310-1400
Venue: Commerce Lane, Te Puke
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.
Contact: 021 103 0429

Town or City: Thames
Name of Event: Courageous Conversations
Date: 24th November
Time: 1415-1630
Venue: Thames War Memorial Civic Centre 200 Mary Street Thames, sponsored by Thames Coromandel District Council.
Description: Renown guest panellists will discuss Respectful Relationships, Leadership and Breaking the Silence on Family and Sexual Violence. This conversation will be facilitated by Mereana Pitman from Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Porou. Tea, coffee, snacks and water provided.
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/317146389017573/.

Town or City: Paeroa to Thames
Name of Event: Paeroa to Thames 30km Fun Run
Date of Event: Sunday 25 November
Time of Event: 1000
Venue: Paeroa to Thames
Description: A White Ribbon relay team is walking the Paeroa to Thames 30km fun run and discussion stall at the finish area. Organised by the Hauraki Family Violence Intervention Network.

Town or City: Timaru
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1900-2100
Venue: Sail and Anchor Bar, 51 Sophia Street, Timaru
Description: Te Rito South Canterbury are holding a quiz night to raise funds for the White Ribbon Ride – entry is $10 per person, teams of four. There will be a crew of riders there on the night to briefly share their experiences. Contact Amanda (0273794842) to register your interest in a fun night while showing your support for the message! Raffles available, too.
Contact: Amanda Hawker, 0273 794 842, terito@pssc.co.nz

Town or City: Upper Hutt
Name of Event: Charity Dinner
Date: 21st November
Time: 1900
Venue: Upper Hutt Cossie Club
Description: Charity Dinner with Guest speakers and Auction.
Contact: Cossie Club (04) 529 0009 or www.cossieclubs.org.nz/index.php/events

Town or City: Upper Hutt
Name of Event: Street Appeal
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1000-1800
Venue: Streets of Upper Hutt
Description: Street Appeal
Contact: Ron Vink (04) 5283793

Town or City: Upper Hutt
Name of Event: Respectful Family Relationships Street March
Date: 24th November
Time: 1300
Venue: Starting From St Joseph’s playground
Description: Street March ending at the green space opposite the Council Chambers for rally.
Contact: Ron Vink (04) 5283793

Town or City: Upper Hutt
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 25th November
Time: PM
Venue: Orongomai Marae TBC, 1 Railway Avenue, Wallaceville, Upper Hutt
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Waiheke Island
Name of Event: White Ribbon Day Event – Waiheke Island
Date: 25th November
Time: 1200-1500
Venue: Surfdale Hall Reserve
Description: Join us for a “Whanau and Community Together” afternoon including live music, entertainment, bouncy castle, food, cake stall, circus, and children’s activities. A White Ribbon Day event generously sponsored by Waiheke Local Board. Free entry.
Contact: Tina Blackman, office@livingwithoutviolence.co.nz
Facebook or Web Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1356416907822316/

Town: Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt
Name of Event: A day at Waiwhetu Marae
Date(s) of Event: Sunday 18 November
Time of Event:
1100 – informal meet and greet for riders, perhaps some rides on bikes for local kids
1230 – mihi whakatau then lunch
1400 – speakers: Judge Peter Boshier; Ron Vink, Deb Robinson
Venue: Waiwhetu Marae
Event Details: Friends & whānau day at Waiwhetu Marae, very informal, come down meet the riders, before they embark on their week long ride around the motu.
In the afternoon guest speakers, including past White Ribbon Chairperson, Peter Boshier and White Ribbon Ambassador & former Ambassador Liaison Ron Vink, will speak to the riders & those present, about past & current trends of the White Ribbon campaign.

Town or City: Wairoa
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1100-1215
Venue: Clyde Domain, Wairoa
Description: Public lunchtime event, with. Deputy Mayor, Denise Eaglesome-Karekare
Contact: Ngaire Sparkes, E Tu Wairoa, 027 814 2249

Town or City: Wairoa
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 22nd November
Time: 1300-1415
Venue: Wairoa College
Description: School visit. Not open to the public

Town or City: Waitara
Name of Event: Waitara Champions Group and Waitara: Are you OK? Poker Bike Ride
Date: 17th November
Time: 0900-1030 Registrations
Venue: Waitara RSA Club, Queen Stret, Waitara
Description: Ride round the mountain begins at 1100 with various stops and returning to Waitara at 1600 for a BBQ and prizegiving. Entry is $20.

Town or City: Wellington
Name of Event: MP’s White Ribbon Breakfast
Date: 29th November
Time: 0730-0830
Venue: The Great Hall, Parliament Building
Description: Please join the Hon Andrew Little and our guest speakers:
Mark Longley – White Ribbon Ambassador and Anna Campbell – New Zealand’s first female White Ribbon Ambassador and champion for workplace family violence accreditation. Private function.
Town or City: Westport
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 24th November
Time: 1500
Venue: The Clocktower
Description: The White Ribbon Ride is one of the most exciting initiatives tackling this country’s crippling domestic violence record. This week-long motorcycle tour happens every November. Join the White Ribbon Riders as they share their stories and talk about the White Ribbon kaupapa.

Town or City: Whanganui
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 23rd November
Time: 0930-1100
Venue: Keith Street School
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

Town or City: Whanganui
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1200-1300
Venue: Street Parade/Event Main Square
Description: The White Ribbon Riders will take part in the Street Parade. Two riders will speak, as well as the Mayor, Women’s Refuge, and RISE Stopping Violence Services.
Contact: Peter Porter, 027 266 3106

Town or City: Whanganui
Name of Event: White Ribbon Ride
Date: 23rd November
Time: 1330-1430
Venue: Aberfeldy School
Description: School visit. Not open to the public.

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