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

16 May - Porirua - View full details in this Panui. Registrations full. To go on the waiting list in case of a cancellation, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

13 June - Wairoa - Registrations opening soon

28 June - New Plymouth - Registrations opening soon

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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Hot off the Press

Trending in the media....updated 2nd May 2016

Women's Group develops app to shut down domestic violence in NZ |  Ancap urges car companies to 'step up' over safety |  Accidents blamed on 'wrong' surface |  Review shows Worksafe NZ/ |  ACC claims grossly exaggerated |  WorkSafe notifications declining in South Canterbury |  Police call for public to speak out against violence |  Australia and NZ Police Commissioners speak out on family violence |  Cannabis use leads to early death |  Mood of the Nation' survey highlights tourism pressure points |  Council addresses school road safety |  The word on driving and weed |  Editorial: Health and safety must be core ethos |  Safety change generational |  Getting older?  Why less is more when it comes to alcohol |  Vulnerable women who don't fit refuge criteria are being turned away |  Aspiring Conversations festival of ideas closes |  Baby deaths prompt warnings by child safety experts |  Suicide rate in US surges to 30-year high |  Middle-aged men top ACC motorcycle claims |  Calls for nationwide enquiry into mental health system   |  Inattention, speed key to crashes |  Tom O'Neil: Health and safety - a board decision |  Sydney nightlife is at death's door. Auckland could be next  |  Working for changes New support group for addicts to start in Timaru |  Prevention is key during April Falls month NZ work safety cannot be an add-on, risk expert says |  Facts & figures  |  Safety boost for pedestrians and cyclists in Hamilton  |  Duo plan to stop violent cycle  |  Reported domestic violence in Fiji 'the tip of the iceberg'  |  Calls to change e-cigarette advertising regulations  |  Meth as common as cannabis across Nelson-Tasman  |  One in 20 New Zealanders using cannabis for medical reasons - study  |  Mike King urges Southland's staunchest to express their feelings  |  Why is the PM Giving Mixed Messages About Suicide?  |  Canterbury continues to focus on reducing falls  |  Keeping kids on the right side of the monkey bars  |  Bad eyesight doesn't make you less safe as a driver: Ministry looks to cut vision tests  |  Green energy cell site gives mobile safety boost  |  Spike in reported domestic violence in Fiji may be positive  |  No evidence backing sugar tax: research  |  Minister welcomes Corrections' drug and alcohol strategy  |  FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens  |  Peter Dunne calls for the United Nations to be more 'bold' on drug reform 

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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

16 May - Porirua - View full details in this Panui. Registrations full. To go on the waiting list in case of a cancellation, please contact bev@injuryprevention.org.nz

13 June - Wairoa - Registrations opening soon

28 June - New Plymouth - Details coming soon

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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

5 May - Dunedin - View full details - Venue: House of Travel Lounge, Edgar Centre, 116 Portsmouth Drive

23 May – Auckland: 10am - 4pm - Venue: TBC -  Register here |  Further information

13 June – Christchurch. Venue: TBC

29 June - Westport. Details TBC

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Other events

GPS 2016 - Growing Pasifika Solutions for our Young People - LeVa - Auckland - 21-22 April 2016 - Draft Programme 

Maori Public Health Symposium - Te Papa, Wellington - 2 May 2016 

Managing Risk and Liability in Construction - Christchurch, 10 May 2016

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