Here are some helpful and informative websites that you might be interested in.
Here are some organisations that can help:
- Safe to talk, He pai ki te kōrero(external link) - (0800) 044 334, text 4334 - free and confidential support and information available 24/7 to people affected by sexual violence. They can put you in contact with support services in your area.
- Rape Crisis offer support services, have offices around New Zealand, and you can call their national helpline free on (0800) 88 33 00
- Sexual Abuse HELP have offices around NZ and have a 24h confidential phone line which you can call free on (0800) 623 1700
- Kaupapa Māori services providing support for you, your whānau, hapu or iwi. Their programmes are designed within a Māori framework. They recognise the importance of working collectively under whakawhanaungatanga and your customary right to receive the best for you and your whānau.
- Te Tai Tokerau, Tainui, Northland, Auckland, Waikato - firstname.lastname@example.org, mobile (027) 422 6282 or (027) 370 2091
- Te Tai Tokerau - Tu Wahine Trust (09) 838 8700
- Mataatua, Te Arawa, Tairawhiti, Bay of Plenty - Kite Rapu I Te Ora Trust (07) 315 8429
- Rotorua - Te Utuhina Manaakitanga Trust (07) 348 3598
- Te Wai Pounamu, Christchurch - Te Puna Oranga (03) 381 8472. Also 24 hour crisis support via (0800) TRAUMALINE
- A list of individual Māori counsellors can be found at TOAH-NNEST(external link)
- Shakti(external link) provides culturally sensitive services by ethnic women for ethnic women of Asian, African and Middle Eastern origin.
- For male survivors:
Other helpful organisations:
- Rainbow Youth(external link) provides a range of services to the RAINBOW community.
- Youthline (external link)work with young people, their families and those supporting them to help them access appropriate support.
- SNAP(external link) Aotearoa is the NZ chapter of the international Survivors Network of those Abuse by Priests, and support both women and men who have been wounded by religious and institutional authorities (priests, ministers, bishops, deacons, nuns, coaches, teachers, and others).
- Elder Abuse - It's Not OK(external link) (0800) 32 668 65, a 24/7 free and confidential helpline.
- The Prostitutes Collective(external link) is an organisation run by sex workers for sex workers and can help you get appropriate support.
Other information that may be of interest: