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Rethinking romance this Valentine’s Day

Friday, 10 February 2012, 11:51 am | Relationship Services

Valentine’s Day, for those of us with busy, stressful lives, can be just another pressure. More >>

Call for more support for families/whānau

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 3:10 pm | Relationship Services

Two recently released reports around family violence and child poverty demonstrate the need for early interventions that support family/whānau relationships, Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga Chief Executive Jeff Sanders says. More >>

Plan ahead and reach out for help this Christmas

Monday, 19 December 2011, 12:49 pm | Relationship Services

Christmas is a time for enjoyment, but it can also be a time of increased stress within families and among friends. More >>

Make the most of Father’s Day

Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 4:47 pm | Relationship Services

Relationship Service is urging New Zealanders to make the most of Father’s Day this year. “And that doesn’t mean buying expensive gifts,” says Chief Executive, Jeff Sanders says. More >>

RSW welcomes Government funding for NGO sector

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 4:52 pm | Relationship Services

19 May 2011 Media release: for immediate release RSW welcomes Government funding for NGO sector Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga (RSW) welcomes the Government’s decision to continue with its Community Response Fund. The Community Response Fund ... More >>

Counselling plays important role in people’s lives

Monday, 9 May 2011, 2:55 pm | Relationship Services

Most of us at some stage in our lives will need the help of a counsellor to sort out an issue that is troubling us, says Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga Chief Executive Jeff Sanders. More >>

Family violence is never okay

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 10:20 am | Relationship Services

Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga is deeply saddened to hear of an increase in family violence in Christchurch following last week’s earthquake. More >>

Relationship Services Offering Quake Crisis Support

Friday, 25 February 2011, 12:33 pm | Relationship Services

Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga (RSW) is offering crisis support for people around the country following this week’s Christchurch earthquake, a national disaster. “Christchurch people are leaving the city to stay with relatives and friends elsewhere. ... More >>

Relationship Services responds to quake

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 1:30 pm | Relationship Services

Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga is deeply distressed about the situation regarding its staff who were on the fifth floor of the CTV building at the time of yesterday’s earthquake, Chief Executive Jeff Sanders says. “We can confirm that ... More >>

Smell the roses together this Valentine’s Day

Friday, 11 February 2011, 1:12 pm | Relationship Services

Instead of rushing to buy expensive roses this Valentine’s Day, why not take time to “smell the roses”? Showing your partner that you care and appreciate them is more important than ever during times of economic stress, and it needn’t cost ... More >>

Make a Stand Against Violence, Wear a White Ribbon

Wednesday, 24 November 2010, 12:48 pm | Relationship Services

Relationship Services, one of New Zealand’s largest providers of stopping violence programmes, is encouraging people to make a stand against violence by wearing a white ribbon this week, and by speaking up if they know someone is affected by violence. More >>

Free counselling support available following quake

Wednesday, 8 September 2010, 5:12 pm | Relationship Services

Relationship Services Whakawhanaungatanga is offering free counselling support to people affected by Saturday’s earthquake. The Government has agreed to fund this, recognising the emotional impact of the earthquake on residents. More >>

Drinking Harms Many Relationships

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 12:48 pm | Relationship Services

Drinking harms many relationships said Relationship Services, New Zealand’s largest counselling agency, as it endorsed ALAC’s latest ‘Ease up on the drink’ ad. More >>

Lowest Number of Divorces for 20 years

Thursday, 6 May 2010, 8:56 am | Relationship Services

The number of divorces granted last year was 8,700, the lowest since 1989 according to figures released today. Relationship Services, New Zealand’s largest provider of professional counselling and relationship education, provided couple counselling ... More >>

Good Relationship Important for Satisfying Sex

Monday, 1 March 2010, 9:19 am | Relationship Services

New Zealander’s relationships are thriving, and a satisfying sex life is an important contributor, according to a survey just released by Relationship Services. More >>

Practical Tips for Reducing Christmas Stress

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 2:01 pm | Relationship Services

Spread the celebrations out; remember that Christmas is a season, not just one day. That’s one of the suggestions from Relationship Services to reduce the stresses of Christmas. More >>

White Ribbon against Violence

Tuesday, 24 November 2009, 2:40 pm | Relationship Services

“Wearing a white ribbon is a way for New Zealanders, especially men, to say that violence is not acceptable,” said Jeff Sanders, Chief Executive of Relationship Services. November 25 is International White Ribbon Day. More >>

Dating can be Deadly

Wednesday, 22 July 2009, 12:24 pm | Relationship Services

“The trial of Clayton Weatherston reminds us that you don’t need to be married or living together to be at risk of injury or death from your current or ex. Extreme partner violence can occur in any form of relationship,” said Cary Hayward, National ... More >>

Separation Painful for Fathers

Tuesday, 21 July 2009, 2:01 pm | Relationship Services

“Separation is a painful and difficult process for all involved, and particularly for parent’s whose children no longer live with them,” said Cary Hayward, National Practice Manager of Relationship Services. More >>

Arguing parents can hurt their kids

Monday, 6 July 2009, 2:44 pm | Relationship Services

Children can be harmed for life by their parents arguing frequently or giving each other the silent treatment according to the latest research from Professor Gordon Harold. “This research also reminds us that parents have a wonderful opportunity ... More >>