The economic cost of family violence in New Zealand is estimated at $7.4 billion per annum. Investing in family violence prevention can have significant benefits for the corporate sector including increasing consumer spending and reducing lost productivity.
Te Rau Āwhina is able to provide opportunities for businesses to support major projects in our strategic plan including
• Design and development of a children’s play area at our safe house
• Funding group programmes for children impacted by family violence
• Establishing a position of Children’s Advocate at Te Rau Āwhina
• Setting up a website
• Purchasing hardware and software to allow us to take advantage of opportunities to use technology to support our work.