Family Violence Awareness and Prevention Campaigns

WAVES Trust develops, coordinates, and/or participates in a number of violence awareness and prevention campaigns in Waitakere.

We are linked with the government funded It's Not OK Campaign and annually support the White Ribbon Day Campaign.

Visit our Campaign webpages to see what's on at the moment and find opportunities to contribute, participate, and benefit!

Latest Campaigns News

Jun
15
Campaigns
Elder Abuse Awareness Week runs from the 15-22 June 2018, starting with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on 15 June 2018. In Aotearoa New Zealand, the theme this year is focused on encouraging people to ask for help and support.
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May
04
Campaigns
Shakti need cars in their Auckland and Christchurch refuges to be able to pick up women, children and youth in crisis.
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Apr
13
Campaigns
Gender Equal NZ, led by the National Council of Women, has today released the results of New Zealand’s first Gender Attitudes Survey, along with the Good Guys animated short film and infographic. The results show there are some strong ideas about what girls and women can do and be, and even more about what boys and men “should” be like – and what makes a “real man”.
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Mar
02
Campaigns
The Trusts are giving back another one million dollars to community groups in West Auckland, and for the second year running, your vote decides where it goes. There are so many great finalists this year, including Ranui Primary School, Corban Estate Arts Centre and Family Action. You can vote for your favourite project once a day, so keep going back to pledge your support.
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Feb
23
Campaigns
Ranui Primary School are finalists in the The Trusts Million Dollar Mission and they are trying to raise funds for a new playground. Voting opens 1st March 2018 at 10am
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Dec
15
Campaigns
Family violence increases in New Zealand over Christmas and holiday times. Behind any of the abuse is a person choosing to behave that way. While much family violence is hidden, often close friends or wider family have a gut feeling that something is wrong or even know about it. The abuse is usually part of a pattern of power and control and rarely a one-off incident even if that’s all anyone on the outside actually sees.
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