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Sexual Violence and Personal Information

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 8:29 am | Rape Crisis

Two Wellington-based sexual violence agencies were relieved to hear the news today that sexual violence agencies have been exempted from having to provide personal data to government from 1 July. More >>

Rape Crisis thanks Wellington for outstanding support

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 3:10 pm | Rape Crisis

Wellington Rape Crisis staff and volunteers want to thank the Wellington community for showing their support for the agency and its clients in the 2015 Annual Appeal. More >>

Rape Crisis appalled by ‘RACK Appreciation Society"

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 12:07 pm | Rape Crisis

Rape Crisis Dunedin is appalled and saddened by the existence of ‘RACK Appreciation Society’, a secret Facebook group created by male students at the University of Otago on which images of naked women were shared without their consent. More >>

Social media raises over $11k for Rape Prevention Education

Friday, 15 November 2013, 7:24 pm | Rape Crisis

In the wake of recent media coverage concerning sexual violence in New Zealand, a grassroots social media response is picking up pace in the form of a fundraising challenge to positively affirm the role sexual violence prevention plays in stopping ... More >>

Rape Crisis Delighted With Announcement

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 10:09 am | Rape Crisis

Advocates Delighted with Announcement of Select Committee Inquiry into Access to Services for Sexual Violence More >>

One in One Hundred Sexual Assaults Result in a Conviction

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 9:12 am | Rape Crisis

Louise Nicholas, National Sexual Violence Survivor Advocate at Rape Prevention Education is a key speaker at this years’ Cartwright Anniversary Seminar “One in a Hundred: Improving justice for sexual violence survivors”. More >>

Wellington Rape Crisis again relies on community generosity

Tuesday, 9 April 2013, 12:30 pm | Rape Crisis

Media Release for immediate release 9 April 2013 for annual appeal day on 12 April 2013 Wellington Rape Crisis again relies on community generosity to stay open Wellington Rape Crisis hits the streets once again this Friday 12 April for their Annual Street ... More >>

TOAHNNEST delighted with lead coordinating Minister

Friday, 22 February 2013, 10:48 am | Rape Crisis

Te Ohaakii a Hine National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together (TOAHNNEST) is delighted that the Minister of Social Development accepted their request to be the government's lead Minister for the sexual violence intervention and prevention services ... More >>

Rape Crisis commends decision to take a lead

Friday, 22 February 2013, 8:30 am | Rape Crisis

Wellington Rape Crisis commends Minister Paula Bennett’s decision to take a lead in the Sexual Violence Sector More >>

Tyson Supporter Threatens Rape Prevention Spokesperson

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 3:13 pm | Rape Crisis

Tyson supporter hopes Mike Tyson would be violent to Rape Prevention Education spokesperson to silence her. More >>

Amazing community support for Wellington Rape Crisis

Tuesday, 14 August 2012, 9:39 pm | Rape Crisis

Media Release for immediate release 14 August 2012 Amazing community support for Wellington Rape Crisis. Government funders notable by their absence. Yesterday Wellington Rape Crisis announced it is being forced to cut its services by 20 percent and close ... More >>

Wellington Rape Crisis forced to cut services

Monday, 13 August 2012, 9:46 pm | Rape Crisis

Media Release for immediate release 13 August 2012 Wellington Rape Crisis forced to cut services Wellington Rape Crisis (WRC) is extremely disappointed to announce that, due to lack of funding, it is cutting services by 20 percent by closing its ... More >>

Many survivors of sexual violence likely to be affected

Thursday, 9 August 2012, 7:37 pm | Rape Crisis

Many survivors of sexual violence likely to be affected by the release of Stewart Wilson More >>

Rape Prevention Education supports Owen Glenn's Initiatives

Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 6:23 pm | Rape Crisis

Rape Prevention Education - Whakatu Mauri, Executive Director, Dr Kim McGregor, says “Having an independent Commission of Inquiry, as suggested by Owen Glenn, that is not based on a single term or the philosophy of one government, could be exactly ... More >>

Rape Awareness Week

Saturday, 12 May 2012, 11:18 am | Rape Crisis

In recognition of the end of Rape Awareness Week, Te Ohaakii a Hine-National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together (TOAH-NNEST) states that sexual violence continues to be a major social problem. It costs the economy billions of dollars each year ... More >>

Open Letter to Prime Minister from Dr Kim McGregor

Monday, 23 January 2012, 7:45 pm | Rape Crisis

To most New Zealanders the brutal sexual assault of the sleeping 5 year old girl in Turangi just before Christmas was a shocking and shameful incident. More >>

Rape Prevention Education Concerned

Tuesday, 4 October 2011, 5:02 pm | Rape Crisis

Louise Nicholas, Survivor Advocate for Rape Prevention Education Whakatu Mauri says “ It is good news that the overall crime rate including family-related violence and family-related murders has reduced. More >>

Wellington Rape Crisis Appalled by Act on Campus Comment

Thursday, 30 June 2011, 5:32 pm | Rape Crisis

Wellington Rape Crisis is appalled and concerned by the comment made by Cameron Browne, Vice President of Act on Campus, who told a woman on Facebook to “get raped” after she engaged in political debate with him. More >>

SlutWalk - Rape Prevention Education Release

Friday, 24 June 2011, 4:11 pm | Rape Crisis

Changing a ‘Don’t get raped’ culture to a ‘Don’t rape’ culture. From 2pm tomorrow Auckland’s first SlutWalk will begin gathering at the bottom of Queen St (Queen Elizabeth Square/Britomart) and will walk up Queen Street to Aotea Square. More >>

Rape Awareness Week (2-8th May)

Thursday, 5 May 2005, 10:48 am | Rape Crisis

During Rape Awareness Week it is important to acknowledge the estimated 1 in 3-5 girls and 1 in 6-10 boys who are likely to be sexually abused or raped before the age of 16 in this country [1-3]. One NZ study found that 1 in 4 girls experienced ... More >>





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