Together we can all live, work and play free from injury.

Professional Development Seminars

Injury Prevention Aotearoa supports professional development in the sector.
Events Coming up:

Sexual Violence workshops with Joy Te Wiata and Russell Smith of Korowai Tumanako.  Avoiding the conversation? This workshop for practitioners will provide you with information to strengthen your confidence in speaking about sexual violence with whānau/families within their homes and communities. Limited to 25 participants

1 June - Dunedin - View full details in this Panui. Register here.  Registration essential. To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

3 June - Invercargill View full details in this Panui. Register here.  Registration essential. To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

28 June - New Plymouth - View full details in this Panui.  Register here.  Registration essential. To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

Who we are

Injury Prevention Aotearoa is a national voice for injury prevention in New Zealand. We bring together the injury prevention sector and advocate for the prevention and reduction of intentional and unintentional injury.

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Events

Injury Prevention Aotearoa Professional Development Series 2016

Sexual Violence workshops with Joy Te Wiata and Russell Smith of Korowai Tumanako,  
Avoiding the conversation? This workshop for practitioners will provide you with information to strengthen your confidence in speaking about sexual violence with whānau/families within their homes and communities. Each workshop is limited to 25 participants. A waiting list will be set up once registrations are full. Contact info@injuryprevention.org.nz

23 May - Greymouth - View full details in this Panui. Register here. Registration essential.  To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

25 May - Motueka View full details in this Panui. Registrations full To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

1 June - Dunedin - View full details in this Panui. Register here.  Registration essential. To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

3 June - Invercargill View full details in this Panui. Register here.  Registration essential. To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

13 June - Wairoa -  View full details in this PanuiRegister here. Registration essential. To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

28 June - New Plymouth - View full details in this Panui.  Register here.  Registration essential. To go on the waiting list once registrations full, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

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25 May - Dr Paul Quigley - Alcohol Screening in Emergency Departments - Grand Round, Hawke's Bay DHB

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TOAH-NNEST Sexual Violence Prevention and Intervention Professional Development hui - in partnership with Rape Crisis and Injury Prevention Aotearoa

23 May – Auckland: 10am - 4pm - Venue: Western Springs Community Centre, 956 Great North Rd -  Register here |  Further information

3 June – Hamilton: 9.30am-4pm. Venue: Purdie Hall, The Link, cnr River Road and Te Aroha St. - Register here

13 June – Christchurch: 9am-1pm.  Venue: TBC - Register here

29 June - Westport:  10am-4pm Venue: Westport Bridge Club, 12 Lyndhurst Street. - Register here

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Other events

Minimising Alcohol & Drug Related Risks in the Workplace - Mental Health Education & Resource Centre - Christchurch, 24 May 2016

Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference 2016 - Skycity, Auckland, 25-26 May 2016

International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI) conference - Seoul, South Korea, 16-18 May 2016

Safeguard - National Health and Safety Conference - Skycity, Auckland, 25-26 May 2016

Hui Whakapiripiri -  'Reflections of Māori health research - acknowledging, strengthening, extending' - Health Research Council of New Zealand, Te Papa, Wellington, 5-6 July 2016

AIFS Conference 2016 - Australian Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne, Australia - 6-8 Jul 2016

International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, Brisbane, Australia, 2-5 August 2016

Managing Risk and Liability in Construction - Auckland, 8 September 2016

12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion - Safety 2016 - Tampere, Finland, 18-21 September 2016

International Indigenous Research Conference - Auckland - 15-18 November