Te Puawaitanga (Maori Health)

Concerned with the health of Maori women and actively promotes healthy lifestyles. Programmes include: Well child – Tamarikiora Outreach immunisation Parents as first teachers programme Incredible years programme Breast feeding advocacy service Early childhood transition programme Disease state management – outreach nurses Wakaura workshops Kaitoko whanau – social and housing issues

Women’s Institutes

    A full list of local Country Women’s Institute groups is listed on CINCH on the Christchurch City Library website. To find these groups on the website: Type in Women’s Groups in the “Search” box on the above website. In “Select” box click on CINCH, click on arrow. Click on W in CINCH Find … Continued

Battered Womens Trust ( Womens Refuge )

Practical help and support is available for any woman who is the victim of domestic violence. The Trust is affiliated to the National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuge and networks closely with other Christchurch Refuges: West Christchurch Refuge, Rose House, Otautahi Women’s Refuge; and also work closely with Shakti.