Te Rito Network

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Nelson Tasman Te Rito is one of the many Family Violence Intervention Networks throughout New Zealand.Interested community groups and individuals come together to help raise awareness around the issue of Family Violence in our community.

The Ministry of Social Development started a strategy in 2005 which enabled campaigns such as http://areyouok.org.nz to reach out, educate and empower people to talk about,recognise and respond to family violence.

Nelson Tasman Te Rito network has over 70 member agencies who regularly promote and awareness raising activities and support our vulnerable families to be safe.

Te Rito has resources available to loan these include a gazebo,infomation packs,Family Violence it’s not o.k t-shirts and caps,White Ribbon day resource kit,posters,banners,car door magnets,volunteeers at events,balloons and other items.

The Nelson Tasman Te Rito Network has an elected Governance Group that is responsible for governing the regional network of agencies who work together as part of Te Rito.The current Governance Group is represented by the following agencies:

  • Child Youth and Family Services
  • SASH Nelson
  • Barnardos contract holder
  • Whakatu Marae
  • Nelson Tasman Police
  • Nelson Womens Refuge
  • The Male Room
  • SVS-Living Safe

The Governance Group employs a part time Project Leader, who is responsible for coordinating network activities, events and education.

Contact the Te Rito Project Leader by phoning 027 889 5859 or email nelsontasmanterito@gmail.com .

You can become one of our email recipients and keep up to date with initiatives and infomation each week.We currently have a list of over 140 recipients.

Te Rito network members meet the first Tuesday of every month.You are welcome to join us.

12-1pm in Nelson.

Governance Documents.

  • The Governance Memorandum of Understanding.
  • Network Memorandum of Understanding is made up of close to 60 signed members.This MOU was set up so infomation could be shared and referrals made to a range of helping agencies.It is designed to identify and support our most vulnerable families living or visiting the Nelson Tasman Region.

Te Rito Network reports

Te Rito Report 2015

Governance MOU 2015

Final Report End of year 2014-15

Te Rito Final Report 2011-13

Commitment to Te Rito July 2013

Need help now?

If you, or someone you know, needs urgent help, call one of these numbers NOW:

Women's Refuge
03 548 3353
SVS - Living Safe
03 548 3850

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