Auckland Regional Hui on Familly and Sexual Violence Prevention held at Orakei Marae, 2 March 2012

This page provides a record of this event, including information about the hui, presentations and notes from the hui, the findings report, an update from the Council and the short-term actions agreed by the Auckland Council Regional Development and Operations Committee (RDOC).

Update from Auckland Council

31 May 2012

The following update is provided by Kelly Maung and Tania Pouwhare, Auckland Council:

Following the Regional Hui on Family and Sexual Violence Prevention (2 March 2012), a findings report was written. This report outlined Hui feedback from the community on the potential roles of Auckland Council in the prevention of family and sexual violence.

Findings report

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Appendices

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Download Word DOC (Appendix C) (187 KB)

Download Word DOC (Appendix D) (627.5 KB)

Download Word DOC (Appendix E) (40 KB)

Short term actions

In response to the Hui and the findings report, Council Officers drafted, in consultation with the family and sexual violence sectors, a series of short term actions that Auckland Council could undertake in 2012/13 within existing resources and budget.

A copy of these short term actions can be found here:

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These short term actions were recently presented to the Auckland Council Regional Development and Operations Committee (RDOC).

The resolution from this meeting was as follows:

Resolution number RDO/2012/85

MOVED by Cr Casey, seconded Cr Filipaina:

1. Regional Hui on Family and Sexual Violence Prevention

a) That the report be received.

b) That the Regional Development and Operations Committee agrees to the short term actions outlined in Appendix One “Next Steps for Auckland Council following the Regional Hui on Family and Sexual Violence Prevention”.

c) That the Regional Development and Operations Committee notes that medium and long term actions relating to Council’s role in the prevention of Family and Sexual Violence will be considered as part of the development of the Community Development Strategy and will be presented back to the Regional Development and Operations Committee for approval.

d) That the final report of the Regional Family and Sexual Violence Hui be circulated to the local boards, for their information.

CARRIED                                                                                                                                           

A copy of the report to RDOC can be found here (pages 3 – 6)

The minutes can be found here (page 9)

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Regional Hui. The Regional Hui and the findings report have provided important feedback that will help Auckland Council define its role in the prevention of family and sexual violence. We look forward to continue working with you to make Auckland a safer place and the world’s most liveable city. _____________________________________________________________________

Background

2 March 2012

This hui for the Auckland region was co-hosted by Auckland Council and the Ministry of Social Development.

The purpose of the hui was to provide the sector with the opportunity to come together and discuss what contribution Auckland Council could have to the prevention of family and whānau violence, and sexual violence. It was intended to support the sector to develop submissions into Auckland Council’s Draft Long Term Plan.

Click to go to the following sections below:

About the hui

Background reading

Caucus presentations

Notes from the afternoon break-out sessions

Making a submission on the Draft Long Term Plan

Media coverage

More information

 

About the hui

Click here for the invitation (or here for Word format)

Click here for directions to Orakei marae

59 Kitemoana St, Orakei, Auckland 1745

Click here for the Programme for the day (or here for Word format)

Click here for Guidelines for an accessible and inclusive regional hui (or here for Word format)

Guidelines for the organisers of the hui, caucuses and participants on ensuring the hui is inclusive and provides accessibility with dignity for disabled people.

Background reading

Click here for information on the structure of Auckland Council (or here for Word format)

Provides a brief overview about the structure of Auckland Council including governance (Mayor, councillors and Local Boards) and where family and sexual violence prevention sits within Council.

Click here for Auckland Council's Powerpoint presentation on the Long Term Plan

Click here for Auckland Council’s draft Long Term Plan and information on the submission process

Click here for Prevention and Policy meeting notes (or here for Word format)

Summary of the meeting focussing on Prevention and Policy hosted by Rape Prevention Education on 24 January 2012.

Click here for Briefing Paper: The Community Sexual Violence Sector, Auckland Region (or here for Word format)

Written by Paulette Benton-Greig for Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation (2011). Provides information about sexual violence, outlines the services and interventions being provided within the Auckland region by specialist sexual violence community-based providers and information about opportunities for innovation and development and gaps and challenges in meeting the needs of the Auckland population.

Click here for the booklet Domestic violence and disabled people (or here for Word format)

Produced by the Domestic Violence and Disability Working Group. A booklet primarily for disabled people and their carers about domestic violence and keeping safe. Also provides information for a broader audience on issues faced by disabled people.

Click here for Briefing Paper for Auckland Council: Sexual and domestic violence and disability (or here for Word format)

Produced by the Domestic Violence and Disability Working Group (February 2012). Gives an overview of key issues facing disabled people who experience sexual or domestic violence and makes recommendations for Auckland Council.

Click here for Disability and Domestic and Sexual Violence (or here for Word format)

Produced by the Domestic Violence and Disability Working Group (February 2012). Summary of recommendations for Auckland Council on supporting initiatives to prevent and stop domestic and sexual violence against disabled women and women with disabled children.

Click here for the Taskforce Programme of Action (or here for Word format)

Produced by the Taskforce for Action on Violence within Families (2011). Outlines the areas and actions that the Taskforce will focus on during 2011-12.

Click here for The Way Forward: Taking action to end violence against women and girls (or here for Word format)

Published by the Greater London Authority (2010). Mayor of London’s strategy to end all forms of violence against women and girls in the UK’s capital.

Click here for Respect position statement: gender and domestic violence (or here for Word format)

Published by Respect (2008). A position statement from Respect, one of the UK’s leading NGOs working with perpetrators of domestic violence.

Click here for the Executive summary of A Mana Tane Echo of Hope (or here for Word format)

Ruwhiu, Leland A. et al (2009). A mana tane echo of hope: dispelling the illusion of whānau violence - Taitokerau Tāne Māori speak out. Amokura Family Violence Prevention Consortium.  Full report available from the NZFVC Library

Caucus presentations

 Whānau Tu Rangatira – Regional Māori Roopu:

Click here for Whanau Tu Rangatira – South presentation (or here for Word format)

Click here for Whanau Tu Rangatira – North presentation (or here for Word format)

Click here for Whanau Tu Rangatira – Central/East

Click here for Te Waihono a Kupe – West presentation (or here for Word format)

Click here for Tatai Atawhai – West presentation

Other caucus presentations:

Click here for Pasifika Caucus presentation (or here for Word format)

Click here for Ethnic Caucus presentation (or here for Word format)

Click here for Family Violence Network presentation (or here for Word format)

Click here for Sexual Violence Intervention Network presentation (or here for Word format)

Notes from the afternoon break-out sessions

Click here for the notes from the afternoon break-out sessions (or here for Word format)

Making a submission on the Draft Long Term Plan

Submissions on Auckland Council's Draft Long Term Plan close Friday 23 March 2012 at 4.00 pm. 

Click here for information on making a submisson on the Draft Long Term Plan

Media coverage

Hui seeks to address family and sexual violence in Auckland Auckland Council Media Release, 20 February 2012

Leaders to discuss how to combat family violence TVNZ, 2 March 2012

Community leaders meet to discuss family violence TV3 News, 2 March 2012

Council criticised over family violence issues NZ City, 2 March 2012

Discussion of hui, Auckland Council Social & Community Development Forum 27 March 2012

More information

For more information, please contact Kelly Maung, email: kelly.maung@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

If you need help to access any of these documents, or any links are broken, please email: info@nzfvc.org.nz or phone: (09) 923 4640