Nau mai, haere mai ki te pā waha o Te Kupenga!

Welcome to the gateway of Te Kupenga – the National Network of Stopping Violence – a network or ‘he kupenga’ of 42 independent community-based organisations. We work to enable all people in Aotearoa/New Zealand to live safely and respectfully in a society free of all forms of violence and oppression – the safety of women and children is paramount. Organisations interested in becoming a member of Te Kupenga can email kaiawhina@nnsvs.org.nz for an application pack. 

Latest News

The Minister for Māori Development and Whānau Ora talks about the series of hui whakahononga around the motu, and shares his commitment for the White Ribbon campaign against domestic violence.
An anti-violence network is celebrating the publication of two indigenous best practice manuals for the delivery of Māori men’s stopping violence programmes.
The Minister of Māori Affairs, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell, will endorse the publication of two indigenous best practice manuals to support the delivery of Māori men’s stopping violence programmes at a f
The White Ribbon Campaign welcomes Judge Peter Boshier as the chair of the White Ribbon Committee.

Important Links

White Ribbon Day, 25 November, is the international day when people wear a white ribbon to show that they do not condone violence towards women.



Where to go for help if you are experiencing, using or witnessing family violence: http://areyouok.org.nz


RAP: Respect All People - Whakamana Tangata is about reducing and replacing violence in the environments we provide to young people: http://respect.org.nz



Te Kupenga Whakaoti Mahi Patunga The National Network of Stopping Violence Services (NZ) Incorporated is a registered charitable entity under the Charities Act 2005 (registration number CC39276). Te Kupenga welcomes organisations and/or indiviuals to become "Friends of Te Kupenga" by making a contribution for which we can provide a tax invoice – please contact us for details via email or phone +64 4 802 5402.

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