Kia Ora Koutou Katoa
Nau Mai Haere Mai
Welcome to our Family Violence Prevention page.
Here you can find a wide range of information, resources and direct access to our support systems.
"COVID-19 During this time of high anxiety, uncertainty and stress it is acknowledge that relationships can suffer.
However any form of abuse is NOT OK. Please use the information and resources offered on this page create a safe and happy environment for you and your whanau."
See our kaimahi participate in the Haka Against Violence
He Waka Eke Noa
Not scared spaces – shared spaces.
Tē wāhi whakamataku, he wāhi manaaki kē
Noho takitahi, engari, tūhono tonu.
Helping to break the cycle
The Porirua Whanau Centre is very proud to be taking a prominent stand against family violence in our community.
We are the lead agency in our region for the Porirua Family Violence Prevention Network, an integrated and multi-faceted organisation dedicated to stamping out family violence and assisting those who suffer as a result of it.
The Porirua Whanau Centre co-ordinates the Network through which public and community initiatives are planned and delivered locally as part of steps to raise awareness and prevent violence occurring.
Any organisation that has an interest in stamping out family violence can join our Network.
Membership allows like-minded organisations to share information, gain access to specialised training and work collaboratively to help break the cycle.
Porirua Violence Prevention Network