Associate Agencies

One of DIA’s role is to make sure that New Zealand’s censorship legislation is enforced, and so help protect people from material that is injurious to the public good.
Hagar is an international Christian organisation dedicated to the protection, recovery and community integration of survivors of human rights abuse; particularly human trafficking, gender-based violence and sexual exploitation.
Netsafe is an independent, non-profit New Zealand organisation focused on online safety. We help people stay safe online by providing online safety education, advice and support. Netsafe was appointed as the approved agency to receive, assess and investigate complaints of harm caused by digital communications under the Harmful Digital Communications Act in 2015. The free service is available to all New Zealand internet users experiencing online harassment, offering help and advice to resolve complaints.
Child Matters is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse in New Zealand. Since 1994, they have been advocating for the rights of children and educating and inspiring New Zealanders to make sure that every child flourishes in a safe, stable and nurturing environment.
New Zealand Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety.
The Prescha Initiative aims to eliminate the social and cultural norms that facilitate human trafficking through education, awareness and art advocacy.
Rape Prevention Education (RPE) works to eliminate rape and sexual abuse through education and community work. They also provides support and information to survivors of sexual abuse and their whanau/friends though a telephone information, referral and support-line.
Stop Demand works to identify, challenge and seek a shift in attitudes and beliefs that underpin and sustain all forms of sexual violence, sexual exploitation and sexual denigration of women and children.
Youthline is a Youth Development Organisation. Youthline’s vision is to create communities which relate to the needs of young people, respond to them, and support them to achieve their potential.
Our goal is to encourage positive social behaviour in children, young people and their families by using innovative e-learning tools that allow students to explore issues via reality style videos that allow “low stakes” experiential learning to take place. The advice and guidance on these issues is “best practice “ advice based on our expert reference panels. We also use a number of young people reference groups to make sure our videos are current and relevant.
FFWT is an organization with provides a wide range of family violence related prevention, support and intervention services as a specialist organization for Muslim, Migrant and Refugee families in specific and to the wider NZ community in general. Toll-free domestic violence national helpline, free telephone counselling information/advice, legal support, casework and advocacy with WINZ, HNZ.

The Discovery Foundation is a non-profit organisation that exists to give young people the skills, tools and strategies that enable them to get the best out of life and to deal effectively with life’s challenges. Discovery is designed to promote self-esteem and to encourage young people to reach their full potential. Discovery for Teens is 7-days, 6 nights for 14-18 year olds run during term break. Discovery For Kids is 2-days for children at Intermediate (non-residential).
Our free service provides emotional and practical support, information, referral to other support services and advocacy for the rights of victims. This support helps victims find strength, hope and safety in the face of grief and trauma at what may be the worst time of their life.
Established in 1988, Inner City Women’s Group is an approved Ministry of Social Development, Department of Corrections and Ministry of Justice service provider whose mandate is to deliver group and individual programmes that help break cycles of family violence, domestic abuse, and child abuse. We offer professional expertise, education, training and resources, such as the 1 in 3 Be Free Mobile App, that supports positive change for both victims and perpetrators of abuse and violence.
Attaining a better understanding of yourself
Finding resolution to the issues
Learning new ways to cope with stress and anxiety
Managing anger, grief, depression, emotional pressures
Improving communications and listening skills
Changing old behaviour patterns and developing new ones
Discovering new ways to solve problems in your family
Improving your self-esteem and boosting self-confidence
Family Action offers a range of services for those who have experienced abuse, trauma, family and sexual violence. These services include counselling, outreach, women’s refuge and youth programmes. They also provide ChangeWorks programmes for youth at risk.