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An Evening with Vic Tamati
26 Jun 2017

The Waitara Bears Rugby League Club, in collaboration with Taranaki Safe Families Trust and the national It's Not OK campaign, will be hosting An Evening with Vic Tamati on July the 10th, 2017 from 7pm at the Waitara Clifton Park Rugby League Club Rooms. Tamati travels the country speaking to groups of people about growing up with a violent father, to becoming involved in street violence and eventually being violent to his wife and children. In 1992, Tamati attending a stopping violence programme. He has been violence free for 20 years. This event is rated R17 and is free of charge. Contact tsft@xtra.co.nz for more information.

Countdown Sponsorship
21 Dec 2016

Kia Ora everyone,

As you may already know, we unfortunately had to cancel our White Ribbon Relay event today due to the weather. However, you may have noticed that Countdown have made changes to their policies on how they deal with family violence as employees. They kindly donated $500 to Taranaki Safe Families Trust today in support of family violence prevention and awareness.

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An Evening with Vic Tamati
26th June 2017

The Waitara Bears Rugby League Club, in collaboration with Taranaki Safe Families Trust and the national It's Not OK campaign, will be hosting An Evening with Vic Tamati on July the 10th, 2017 from 7pm at the Waitara Clifton Park Rugby League Club Rooms. Tamati travels the country speaking to groups of people about growing up with a violent father, to becoming involved in street violence and eventually being violent to his wife and children. In 1992, Tamati attending a stopping violence programme. He has been violence free for 20 years. This event is rated R17 and is free of charge. Contact tsft@xtra.co.nz for more information.

Countdown Sponsorship
21st December 2016

Kia Ora everyone,

As you may already know, we unfortunately had to cancel our White Ribbon Relay event today due to the weather. However, you may have noticed that Countdown have made changes to their policies on how they deal with family violence as employees. They kindly donated $500 to Taranaki Safe Families Trust today in support of family violence prevention and awareness.

Put the Brakes on Cycle of Abuse
15th November 2016

The Taranaki Safe Families Trust Coordinator recently talked to White Ribbon Ambassador, Stan Walker. See what he had to say here...

Family Violence is not Always Physical
27th September 2016
Click on the picture below to be taken to the latest article newsweek article from Taranaki Safe Families Trust

 

Family violence is not always physical.

Are You Experiencing Family Violence: Quiz
27th September 2016
Follow the link below to be taken to a Quiz from Auckland Based Inner City Women's Group that helps women to understand that abuse is not normal and that there is help available.

inner city women's group

 

White Ribbon relay helps fight domestic violence
16th November 2015

Already the White Ribbon relay event has become a firm favourite on the calendar for many New Plymouth people.

Grant Coward says elder abuse rife in Taranaki
15th June 2015

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Sadly, it could just as easily be subtitled "and Taranaki's got nothing to be proud of".

Elder abuse a hidden problem: Tui Ora
12th June 2015

Elder abuse is a hidden problem and one that is expected to get worse as the population ages.

Mental abuse a form of violence
6th October 2014

Psychological abuse is a form of violence and needs to be taken seriously, agencies working with victims say.

Families trust receives boost
9th September 2014
Taranaki Safe Families Trust now has 5000 Fly Buys points at its disposal.
It was awarded the loaded card by popular demand of customers at Toops Wholesale New Plymouth during a promotion run at the same time as the recent Commonwealth Games.
 
Boxer out to give violence the bash
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Boxer Sam "The Terror" Rapira says he's proud to make a stand against family violence.

Teams rally against family violence
3rd January 2014

Racers say 'NO!' to family violence

'Roast Busters' Not Only Auckland Issue
2nd January 2014

The stories we read in the Taranaki Daily News on a regular basis show that the type of behaviour highlighted by the recent "Roast Busters" story is not limited to Auckland.

A Passion For Safe Families
1st January 2014

Welcome to our new monthly column