To address any issue in our community we need to know what we're up against.
Here's some simple ways you can help to end family violence:
+ Learn! The first step to change is awareness
+ Share facts, resources and helplines
+ Know the signs. Family violence can affect anyone
+ When you see it, report it to New Zealand Police
+ Support victims: check-in regularly, listen, refer
+ Volunteer / make a donation to a relevant charity
We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.
ADDED BONUS: if you give your neighbours sunflower seeds you would get to enjoy their beautiful flowers too!
Have you signed up for Neighbours Day 2021 yet? There's lots of ways you can join in...check out our website to register today:
Whakatū Marae and Founders Heritage Park made the joint decision to cancel the festival, scheduled for Waitangi Day, taking into account an “incredibly challenging” 2020, and the ongoing threat of Covid-19.
What do you think of the decision - and will it affect your Waitangi Day plans?