Book Now: 2017 IP Workshops

New Zealand's only dedicated workshop series for unintentional child injury prevention is back, and seats are going fast!

These Safekids Aotearoa community workshops are confirmed, and the kaupapa or theme this year is Make Your Home a Safety Zone.

Venue  Date  
 Rotorua  Thursday 4 May
 Taumaranui    Friday 5 May
 Auckland South  Thursday 11 May
 Moerewa Wednesday 17 May 
 Whangarei Thursday 18 May 
 Tauranga Wednesday 24 May 
 Taupo Thursday 25 May
 Hamilton Friday 26 May
 Invercargill Wednesday 31 May
 Christchurch  Thursday 1 June
 Palmerston North Thursday 15 June
 Wairoa Wednesday 2 August
 Central Hawke's Bay Thursday 3 August
 Lower Hutt Thursday 10 August
 Porirua Friday 11 August
 Gisborne Wednesday 16 August 
 Whanganui Thursday 24 August
 West Auckland (Henderson)  Thursday 21 September
 Blenheim Tuesday 14 November, 9.30am start. 
 Nelson Wednesday 15 November, 9.30am start.

Safekids will present new information and resources:

  • National and regional data on child home injuries.
  • Māori and Pacific child injuries
  • The Safekids Safety Whare
  • Updates on the Pool Fencing and Tenancy Act
  • New data on dog bites, farm safety and child restraints

Each workshop will also include local child injury topics relevant to the community or region.
  
"There is no cost to register, and everyone with an interest in child safety should join," said Alessandra Francoia, Safekids Child Injury
Prevention Advisor

The workshops are particularly beneficial to community leaders, policy makers, health professionals, teachers, home visitors, injury prevention practitioners, Tamariki Ora providers, DHBs, councils, refugee and new migrant, and social support services.

To register for a workshop, email Victoria.Jarvis@adhb.govt.nz