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Mediation saves children from trauma of family court system

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 10:19 am | Family Works

Family Works Northern has saved more than 5,000 children, and more than 5,000 parents and caregivers, from the trauma of going through the family court system with its Family Dispute Resolution Programme in the last two-and-a-half years. More >>

Need for qualified social workers endorsed

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 4:29 pm | Family Works

Social services provider Family Works Northern welcomes plans by the Social Development Minister, Anne Tolley, to make sure all social workers are qualified and registered. More >>

Community called to create giant White Ribbon

Monday, 9 November 2015, 10:00 am | Family Works

Aucklanders are invited to “put a stake in the ground” against family violence this November 24 and to fill in a giant White Ribbon that will be located in Britomart’s Takutai Square from noon. More >>

Heart-warming children’s art exhibition tells their dreams

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 5:22 pm | Family Works

Art from the Heart Heart-warming children’s art exhibition tells of their dreams The Yvonne Rust Gallery at the Quarry Arts Centre and Family Works Whangarei are inviting the community to attend a children’s art exhibition opening ceremony on ... More >>

Kiwi entertainers raise awareness of family violence

Friday, 7 November 2014, 9:48 am | Family Works

New Zealand singer, Malcolm Gordon, will perform songs from his latest album at Family Works’ first Entertaining Angels event on Friday 14 November. Malcolm’s album, The Cobbler’s Grandson, reached number 10 in the New Zealand Music Charts shortly ... More >>

Singer songwriters needed to deliver a violence-free message

Monday, 7 July 2014, 9:21 am | Family Works

The Yeah, Nah, It’s Not OK song quest is back again this year with a chance for more teenagers to show their talents and bring an anti-violence message to the Eastern Bay of Plenty. More >>

Ninety four percent of Kiwis bullied at school

Friday, 23 May 2014, 1:05 pm | Family Works

Ninety four percent of New Zealanders have or are bullied while at school according to research conducted by Victoria University which found these levels to be very high. More >>

‘Take This Away’ Wins Teen Violence Song Quest

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 10:34 am | Family Works

Manawa Toa rocked to the top in the Yeah Nah anti-violence Eastern Bay of Plenty song quest at the weekend with their song ‘Take This Away’. More >>

10 Things To diffuse Stress for Children This Christmas

Friday, 21 December 2012, 9:28 am | Family Works

As Presbyterian Support launches its second tier of the Guardian Angel campaign on TV nationwide, Robyn Corrigan, Professional Practice Leader for Family Works Northern, speaks out about what we can do this Christmas to avoid a rise in harm and family ... More >>

Kiwis Are Stepping Up To Prevent Family Violence

Wednesday, 5 October 2011, 1:17 pm | Family Works

Family Works Northern is thrilled that the reported number of Family Violence offences in New Zealand is decreasing. More >>

Leslie Centre Celebrates Century of Caring for Children

Tuesday, 27 September 2011, 11:57 pm | Family Works

An Auckland centre that began its life as an orphanage is celebrating 100 years of caring for children and families. The Presbyterian-run Leslie Centre, which was established in Meadowbank in 1911 thanks to a substantial bequest from Auckland baker James Leslie, ... More >>

New Campaign To Address Kiwi Child Abuse Launches

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 10:05 am | Family Works

A new child abuse campaign aimed at improving the lives of Kiwi children will launch this week. More >>

Balancing business, babies & bottom lines

Friday, 8 February 2008, 11:40 am | Family Works

Family Works Conference Co-ordinator Anna Mowat and her daughter Olive: choosing a work-life balance. More >>


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