Where You At? The podcast which supports rangatahi to have healthy relationships

‘Stats only measure what’s happened. They don’t define what happens next. It’s the growth and potential for change in young people that inspires me.’
Read about Aviva's new podcast and the inspiration behind it.

Save the date!

On 31 March 2023 we will be celebrating 50 years of life saving work and breaking cycles of violence in Otautahi Christchurch. We hope to see you there!

"Why Didn't You Just Leave?"

“I remember the incident that woke me up. He attacked me at my sister’s wedding in front of my family. I wasn’t aware of the mental and emotional abuse he put me through, but it was a wakeup call when he physically hurt me.”

PRESS RELEASE: FRIDAY 01 APRIL 2022 - You Can Be the Difference!

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, around the world. And if you’re out around Christchurch this month, you might spot one of the posters for Aviva’s new campaign, “You Can Be the Difference!”

Change Starts with Us: Creating a Safe Space for Our Children

Lee came to SEUGA following a racial confrontation at work. His wife Naoia tells us about the difference it’s made to their aiga (family). These are her words.

What do young people need to overcome sexual violence?

According to the Ministry of Justice, 16- to 24-year-olds are four times more likely to experience sexual assault. In 63% of sexual violence cases reported to the police, the victim was under the age of 17. Yet, across Aotearoa, the availability of youth focused sexual harm services remains limited. Why is this and how can we do better?