Last Peer Support Group meeting for 2019: Thursday 19th December Browns Bay. First group in 2020: Monday 13th January in Henderson. Three Kings Peer Support Group 7:30 – 9:30 pm 1st & 3rd Mondays 515 Mt Albert Rd, Mt Roskill, Auckland 1042 Dave Passell +6493788823 manager@betterblokes.org.nz Henderson Peer Support GroupContinue Reading

https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEKWKLIhKmi8fdQQ6opEMv2oqFwgEKg4IACoGCAowl6p7MN-zCTDZ4PsF?hl=en-NZ&gl=NZ&ceid=NZ%3Aen As the festive season gets under way, Wellington police are peppering bars and clubs with stringent messaging about sexual consent, using the slogan: “Don’t guess the yes.” The campaign is designed to educate partygoers about the effects alcohol can have on decision making and consent, and began after policeContinue Reading

https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEBj2wR43w6mMT8CjY5LKpS0qGAgEKg8IACoHCAowjujJATDXzBUwiJS0AQ?hl=en-NZ&gl=NZ&ceid=NZ%3Aen Across the country, attorneys like Slater are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by clergy, thanks to rules enacted in 15 states that extend or suspend the statute of limitations to allow claims stretching back decades. Associated Press reporting found the deluge of suitsContinue Reading

https://www.coe.int/en/web/children/-/so-this-is-sexual-abuse- “So, this is sexual abuse?” is a new child-friendly booklet for teenagers (aged 12 and up), to explore some of the ways in which sexual abuse and exploitation of children can occur today. The main message of the publication is that children are not alone when they have questions.Continue Reading

http://bit.ly/2NSKAOd The Catholic Church has been rocked by thousands of reported incidences of sexual abuse across the globe. In response, Pope Francis issued a law earlier this year that requires all Catholic priests and nuns to report sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors. But in October, the lead counselContinue Reading

Kia Ora, International Men’s Day is on November 19th and is a great opportunity to do some good for the men in New Zealand. Each year around that time we promote positive messages about men and we hope you’ll join us. We want a society where men know they areContinue Reading

Psychology Today: Why You Should Embrace Your Inner Introvert. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/tame-your-terrible-office-tyrant/201910/why-you-should-embrace-your-inner-introvert Thoughtful, curious, insightful. The introvert communicates well in today’s digital world because they actually read what others write. They think before responding. Their answers can be succinct, insightful, and helpful. They tend to keep up on news and trends becauseContinue Reading

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/21/morrison-toasts-unconventional-trump-but-hillsong-pastor-reportedly-rejected-from-guest-list Scott Morrison capped-off a frenetic day in Washington, where he was feted and challenged in equal measure, by dining under the stars with Donald Trump in the Rose Garden at the White House, but without a special guest he had wanted at Friday night’s state dinner. The Wall StreetContinue Reading

http://bit.ly/2lr8bKt Recent improvements to our myIR Secure Online Services make it easier for your supporters to claim a tax credit when they donate to you. Once registered for a myIR account, supporters can upload their receipts in myIR at any time. They can upload photos or scans of paper receipts,Continue Reading

https://www.police.govt.nz/advice/sexual-assault/myths-and-facts?nondesktop Myth: Sexual assaults are only committed by strangers. Fact: The majority of people who commit sexual assaults know their victims and in some cases are relations, friends or work colleagues. Partners and spouses can also commit sexual assaults. Myth: Rape is a ‘spur of the moment’ act. Fact: MostContinue Reading