Waitakere Ethnic Board generates awareness about family harm

The Waitakere Ethnic Board (WEB) & West Auckland NewComers Network held its usual once a month New Out West meeting with Waitemata Police Detective Senior Sergeant Kelly Farrant presenting the new initiative that are been rolled out in West Auckland. The new approach will provide the opportunity to prevent Family Harm. To address the causes that can spark family violence. The Police will be working with Iwi/Maori at the governance ,management and operational levels to reduce family harm. Also they will be working with government and non-government partners contributing to the model in different ways as agreed locally.

(below) The WEB along with Multicultural New Zealand held an intercultural awareness workshop in Henderson in late August. Specialist tutors from The Centre of Applied Cross Cultural Research, based at Victoria University in Wellington came up for the day to deliver this interactive course.

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