Timeline - Community

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2005
2002
  • Rape Crisis national office in Wellington closes Sexual violence
2001
  • Child Abuse Prevention Service NZ establishes a national office in Wellington
1999
1998
  • First refuge/safehouse for Asian/ethnic minority women in NZ established by Shakti Asian Women’s Support Group

    Ethnic communities
1995
1993
1992
  • Domestic Violence Education Intervention Project (DOVE) opened in Hawke’s Bay, based on HAIPP model
1991
  • Men for Non Violence Network established (based on Men of Aotearoa)
  • Te Rūnanga Tāne (Māori men’s network) established

    Māori
  • Hamilton Abuse Intervention Pilot Project (HAIPP) launched
1990
1989
1988
  • Telethon on violence prevention held, managed by the Home & Neighbourhood Trust
  • Men of Aotearoa formed – a national grouping of men’s groups working on domestic violence. Became Te Kupenga Whakaoti Mahi Patenga National Network of Stopping Violence Services.
1987
  • Hutt Family Violence Network established – first community-based inter-agency co-ordinating body
  • Mental Health Foundation conference on family violence held
  • Te Whare Rokiroki in Wellington, the second Māori Women's Refuge established (Women's Refuge, 2015)

    Māori
1986
1985
  • Family Violence Conference organised by Police and National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges (NCIWR) (see Carswell, 2006, Ch.2) held

  • Te Kākano o Te Whānau groups established, offering sexual abuse counselling services to Māori MāoriSexual violence
  • First edition of Fresh Start: A Self Help Book for New Zealand Women in Abusive Relationships published (NCIWR, 1985)
  • National Collective of Rape Crisis and Related Groups of Aotearoa formed Sexual violence
1984
  • Pacific Island Women’s Project established, focusing on rape and sexual abuse of Pacific Island women PasifikaSexual violence
  • Whakamaru Tinana, Māori women’s self-defence groups formed Māori
  • First national gathering of men’s anger management groups
1983
  • Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) NZ founded. Became Jigsaw in 2006.
1982
1981
1980
1979
  • First national gathering of Women’s Refuges
  • First national gathering on child abuse held in Dunedin
1977
  • 11 new Women’s Refuges established
  • First Parentline groups established in Auckland and Hamilton
1976
  • Women’s Refuge opened in Dunedin
1975
  • Halfway house refuges established by Rape Crisis in Auckland and Wellington

    Sexual violence
1974
  • First Rape Crisis group established in Auckland

    Sexual violence
1973