Upcoming events

Events lists upcoming training, seminars, workshops, conferences and community activities offered by different organisations. Information is as provided by the organisers.

Please note that event listing does not constitute endorsement by the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse.

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When & where

Meetings will be held between May and August 2018 throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

Over the next few months SIA will be travelling to: Whangarei, Kaitaia, Kaikohe, Auckland, Thames, Hamilton, Otorohonga, Tauranga, Rotorua, Gisborne, Whakatane, New Plymouth, Hawera, Taupō, Taumaranui, Hastings, Whanganui, Palmerston North, Masterton, Porirua, Wellington, Blenheim, Nelson, Motueka, Greymouth, Hokitika, Westport, Christchurch, Timaru, Alexandra, Queenstown, Dunedin, Mosgiel, Gore and Invercargill. 

For dates and locations, see the SIA website (details will be updated weekly).

Organised by the Social Investment Agency (SIA). 

Free. To attend a session in your region or if you have any questions, please contact SIA


When: 15 - 22 June 2018.

Where: Elder Abuse Awareness Week events throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

Organised by Age Concern


When: Tuesday 19 June 2018, 9.30am-3pm.

Where: The Board Room, Sports House, Saxton Complex, 142 Saxton Road East, Stoke, Nelson.

Organised by Safeguarding Children Initiative.

Cost: $150. Register now


When: Wednesday 20 June 2018, 3-4pm NZST (1-3pm AEST).

Where: Online.

Organised by Child Family Community Australia information exchange based at the Australian Institute of Family Studies. 

Free. Register now


When: 21 - 23 June 2018.

Where: Auckland.

Training provided by Pasefika Proud.

Free. Places limited. To register, contact: Akesa Filimoehala-Burling (Programme Manager, Pacific Family Violence Training Programme).


When: Thursday 21 June 2018, 6-7.30am (NZST).

The next webinar is scheduled on 20 June 2018, 2-3.30pm (EDT) in the United States.

Where: US-based online webinars - participate live or listen after the event. 

Hosted by PreventConnect in partnership with the Prevention Institute

Next webinar: Community-Level Indicators: Advancements in Evaluating Sexual, Domestic, and Other Forms of Violence Prevention

 FreeRegister now

2018 series schedule (Webinars January - September 2018). 


When & where:

Meetings to be held from 27 April - 4 July 2018.

Public meetings are scheduled on specific dates at most locations. 

Next meetings:
Whanganui, Thursday 21 June, 5-6.30pm
Gisborne, Monday 25 Jun, 5.6.30pm
Hamilton, Wednesday 27 June, 5-6.30pm
Christchurch, Tuesday 3 July, 5-6.30pm

For dates and locations, see the schedule of meetings (details may change).

Organised for the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction 

Free. Complete the expression of interest form to receive information about meetings near you. Contact the Inquiry for more information, email: mentalhealth@inquiry.govt.nz


When & where:

This free lecture series runs from 5 April to 20 July 2018.

Next seminar: The role social housing plays in child wellbeing.

Auckland: Friday 22 June 2018, 7.45am

Most lectures will be offered in Auckland and Wellington.

Organised by Presbyterian Support Northern

Free. Register for one or more lecture in your preferred location. Follow this link for information and registration for any lecture in this series.


Where and when: 

Christchurch: Thursday 31 May 2018, 9.30am – 4pm
Christchurch North Methodist Parish, Chapel St Centre Complex, Christchurch. 

Auckland: Tuesday 26 June 2018, 9.30am – 4pm
Community Centre, The Community of Saint Luke, 130 Remuera Road, Newmarket, Auckland.

 Whangarei: Thursday 28 June 2018, 9.30am – 4pm
Lounge 1, ASB Leisure Centre, Western Hills Drive, Whangarei. 

Organised by Exult in partnership with Inspiring Communities.

 Facilitated by Kindra Douglas.

 Cost: $69 (Non-Profit Organisations); $220 (Local or Central Government, Funders, Private Enterprise). Please bring a plate for a shared lunch. Register now


When: Tuesday 26 June 2018, 1-4pm.

Where: NMIT Marlborough Campus, 85 Budge Street, Riversdale, Blenheim.

Organised by Safeguarding Children

Cost: $65 inc. gst. Register now


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