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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Where & when:


Christchurch, 1 November

Hokitika, 2 November

New Plymouth, 8 November

Napier, 9 November

Palmerston North, 10 November

Auckland (Manukau), 17 November

Wellington, 19 November

Invercargill, 4 December

Dunedin, 5 December

Kerikeri, 6 December

Whangarei, 7 December

Nelson, 13 December


Follow this link for venues and times


Meetings have already been held in Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, Masterton and Paraparaumu (apologies for late posting).


 For more information, email pra@lawcom.govt.nz or phone: (04) 473 3453.


When: Monday 20 November 2017, 11am-12.15pm.

Where: Webinar, connect online from anywhere.

Organised by Community Research.

Free. Register now

When: Wednesday 22 November 2017, 12noon-1pm.

Where: Room : MB317, AUT South Campus, 640 Great South Road, Manukau, Auckland.

Organised by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Trauma Research, Faculty of Health & Environment Sciences, AUT University. 

Free. You can also connect by Zoom. 

Zoom Details: https://aut.zoom.us/j/884412132

When; Thursday 23 November 2017, 3-5pm.

Where: Otahuhu Community Hall, 10 High Street, Otahuhu, Auckland.

Organised by Shakti.

Donations towards the Rohingya Refugee appeal will be collected.

RSVP required. Register now

When: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 9am-4pm (Morning tea and lunch provided).Where: Takarangi room, Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga, 821 Orchard Rd, Hastings.

Presenter: Nicola Atwool.

Organised by SSPA.

Cost: $30 (S15 half day) for SSPA members; $50 ($25 half day) for non-SSPA members. Register now Register by 24 November 2017.

It is possible to register for a half day: Morning session covers Child-centred practice. Afternoon session covers Trauma-informed practice.

When & where:

Auckland, Wednesday 29 November 2017, 7.30-9am.

Wellington, Thursday 30 November 2017, 7.30-9am.

Organised by WEPs NZ (Women's Empowerment Principles).

RSVP to admin@weps.org.nz for either event by 24 November 2017.

When: 6 - 9 December 2017.

Where: University of Otago, Dunedin.

Organised by the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand.

Co-hosted by The University of Otago Legal Issues Centre - Te Pokapū Take Ture and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Māori Centre for Research Excellence.

Cost: Early-bird Registration $370 (until 29 September 2017); Full Registration: $470 (until 24 November 2017).  Register now

Where & when:

Auckland, Tuesday 6 March 2018, 8.45am-5pm.
Guiness Ballroom, Ellerslie Event Centre, Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland.

Wellington: Thursday 8 March 2018, 8.45am-5pm.
Amokura Gallery,Te Papa Museum, Cable Street, Wellington.

Organised by Brainwave Trust.

Cost: $295 (Early bird registration until 31 December 2017; $350 (Standard registration).

Register now

When: 25 - 27 July 2018.

Where: Melbourne Convention Centre, South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Organised by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Save the date. Registration opens November 2017.

Call for abstracts closes Friday 8 December 2017