Men are welcome to attend these meetings after an induction with one of our group facilitators 7:30pm – 9:30pm Thursdays East Coast Bays Community Project 2 Glen Rd, Browns Bay, Auckland 0630 09 889 2174 northshore@betterblokes.org.nz

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01968-z Research has repeatedly shown that race is not a scientifically valid concept. Across the world, humans share 99.9% of their DNA. The characteristics that have come to define our popular understanding of race — hair texture, skin colour, facial features — represent only a few of the thousands ofContinue Reading

Men are welcome to attend these meetings after an induction with one of our group facilitators. 10 am – 12 Weekly on Wednesdays Epsom Lodge 18 Margot St, Epsom, Auckland 1051 09 889 2553 manager@betterblokes.org.nz

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-teen-doctor/201907/the-18-worst-things-say-in-conversation 1. Calm down. 2. Relax. 3. You are overreacting. 4. You are too sensitive. 5. Don’t cry. 6. It isn’t personal. 7. Don’t take it so seriously. 8. Someone’s life is worse than yours. All of the above comments are invalidating and make you feel even more upset. ThereContinue Reading

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/113676423/hamilton-phd-student-tackling-countrys-domestic-violence-problem\ Apriel Jolliffe Simpson spends her days wading through hundreds of family violence reports. At last count, there were more than 2000 case files from the Waikato and Canterbury regions, from November last year. The Hamilton PhD student is looking to identify risk-factors, and the nature of the incident, toContinue Reading

7:30 – 9:30 pm 1st & 3rd Mondays Three Kings Congregational Church, 515 Mt Albert Road, Three Kings 09 889 2553 or 021 174 9252 bruce.irvine@betterblokes.org.nz Before attending a peer support group contact a Better Blokes facilitator to complete induction to the group.