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Description

Kia Haumaru - Personal Safety Education is a network of trained and accredited Personal Safety Educators equipping women, girls and persons of marginalised genders with the skills and strategies to keep safe.

Courses are run through schools and other community organisations.

The network works predominantly with women. We have teachers from a range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and have customised courses for Primary, Intermediate, Secondary, Tertiary students, adult women and gender and sexual minorities.

How to Access:

Call (04) 213 9710 to contact a teacher or email admin@kiahaumaru.org.nz
www.kiahaumaru.org.nz

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us

Click here to find a contact in your area.

Call (04) 213 9710 to contact a teacher or email admin@kiahaumaru.org.nz

Charges

Fully funded and self funded courses available - please contact our administrator to discuss options and costings.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

Personal safety education courses

Age: 7 years and over. Region: All of Aotearoa. Teachers may travel to other areas, dependent on availability. Description: Courses are flexible and tailored to the following groups' needs:- Education providers, Community groups, Workplaces Women and Girls - Girls, Teenagers, Mothers and Daughters, Adults, Disability and Tertiary Rainbow groups. See here for information on these groups. Personal Safety Education in Schools - Fully funded courses for girls in Years 3-4, 7-8 and 10-13. See here for information for schools.

Service types: Abuse and violence support, Advocacy, Education and training, Information & support, LGBTQIA+ support, Youth mentoring / development, Stopping violence services.

Age: 7 years and over.

Region: All of Aotearoa. Teachers may travel to other areas, dependent on availability.

Description: Courses are flexible and tailored to the following groups' needs:-

  • Education providers, Community groups, Workplaces
  • Women and Girls - Girls, Teenagers, Mothers and Daughters, Adults, Disability and Tertiary
  • Rainbow groups.

See here for information on these groups.

Personal Safety Education in Schools - Fully funded courses for girls in Years 3-4, 7-8 and 10-13.

See here for information for schools.

Sexual harm - training, education, workforce development

Kaiako Training Courses - for those wanting to become a Personal Safety Educator click here for information.

Kaiako Training Courses - for those wanting to become a Personal Safety Educator click here for information.

Education and training

Life skills, Skills courses

  • Life skills
  • Skills courses
Abuse and violence support

Girls and Womens Safety programmes: A range of courses are available for women, including transgender/takatāpui, which can be tailor made to each group’s needs. These programmes are designed to empower women with the knowledge, attitudes, skills and strategies to effectively prevent and resist violence (including sexual and family violence), and to positively change disempowering societal attitudes which lead to violence. The Girls Self Defence programme covers basic physical techniques; reinforce assertiveness, boundary-setting skills and verbal techniques; and offer age-appropriate information about issues of abuse. Personal Safety Education in Schools - Fully funded courses for girls in Years 3-4, 7-8 and 10-13.

  • Education programmes
  • Information and support

Girls and Womens Safety programmes:

  • A range of courses are available for women, including transgender/takatāpui, which can be tailor made to each group’s needs. These programmes are designed to empower women with the knowledge, attitudes, skills and strategies to effectively prevent and resist violence (including sexual and family violence), and to positively change disempowering societal attitudes which lead to violence.

  • The Girls Self Defence programme covers basic physical techniques; reinforce assertiveness, boundary-setting skills and verbal techniques; and offer age-appropriate information about issues of abuse.
  • Personal Safety Education in Schools - Fully funded courses for girls in Years 3-4, 7-8 and 10-13.

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Region

Bay of Plenty, Canterbury, Central Auckland, Central Lakes, Dunedin - South Otago, East Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Hutt, Lakes, MidCentral, Nelson Marlborough, North Auckland, Northland, South Auckland, South Canterbury, Southland, Tairāwhiti, Taranaki, Waikato, Wairarapa, Waitaki, Wellington, West Auckland, West Coast, Whanganui

Contact Details

Contact our national administrator for courses anywhere in the country.

Postal Address

PO Box 24090
Manners Street
Wellington 6142

This page was last updated at 11:59AM on February 12, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Kia Haumaru - Personal Safety Education.