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 contact us for an application pack. Click here to read a copy of the 2011-2012 Annual Report.

Latest News

The White Ribbon Campaign welcomes Judge Peter Boshier as the chair of the White Ribbon Committee.
Aotearoa NZ Response Based Practice Community presents the Response Based Practice in Action Workshop Series 2013
The National Network of Stopping Violence, Te Kupenga, issued a media statement for White Ribbon Day 2012 earlier today (Sunday 25 November 2012).
Anti-violence campaigner Brian Gardner is challenging the Government to step up domestic violence prevention or face more horrific murders of women at the hands of their male partners.

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.


These fabulous t-shirts are available and have a significant message anytime. Order by email. For sizes and information, click here.


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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