Creating safer communities means ensuring that no one lives in fear of harm on the streets or in their own home. For the month of November, we want to raise awareness and work together to end all forms of violence including family harm, elder and child abuse, sexual assault, gang violence, and more. These victimisations affect us all and can have lasting effects that spill into our everyday lives including at work and school.
To do your part this month, perhaps consider supporting a women’s refuge or work with Police in your area to host an info night on how to identify elder or child abuse in your community. This month’s campaign also coincides with White Ribbon Day on 25 November which is an internationally celebrated day that aims to prevent violence towards women.
Let us know how you’re spreading the ‘It’s Not OK’ message in your home or in your community by tagging us in your posts + using the following hashtag so we can see what you get up to:
Infant is in isolation at Hawke's Bay Hospital.
The price of winning the Hastings Mayoralty has been revealed in electoral donations and expense forms completed by the two candidates.
Come and take part in a visual and interactive experience that showcases the history and dual heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand.
See you at Te Māhia Beach on Sunday 15 Dec. We're open from 10 am to 4 pm.