Organisations Involved in Prevention (NZ)

Child Abuse Prevention Foundation

Initially focussed only on CSA, but now working in West and South Auckland in relation to all forms of child abuse


Creating awareness around sexual abuse and working together towards the prevention of sexual violence

Hohou te Rongo Kahukura

Creating awareness around sexual abuse and working together towards the prevention of sexual violence

Rape Prevention Education

Provides education and training about sexual violence prevention, primarily for youth; also professional development workshops about dealing with disclosures

Te Ohaakii a Hine – National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together

The national network of those providing specialist services for sexual violence prevention and intervention


Reach out to us if you would like your organisation to be added to the list to prevent child sexual abuse.

Organisations Focussed on Healing (NZ)

If you or somebody you know needs help or wants to talk to someone, please reach out to any of the organisations below.


Provides funding for some therapists to support people who’ve experienced sexual abuse or assault.

Diversity Counselling

Free counselling for ethnic communities in English and 12 other languages, online or face-to-face.


24/7 dedicated helpline for sexual abuse

Call: 0800 623 1700


A free community app built by the community for the community that gives instant access to health and social services across NZ.

Oranga Tamariki

For reporting concerns about any child in Aotearoa/NZ whose wellbeing is at significant risk of harm now or in the future

Call: 0800 623 1700

Safe to Talk

A free, confidential, non-judgmental service for anyone affected by sexual harm.

Te Puna Oranga

Free, confidential support by phone, 24/7. They help anyone in New Zealand who looking for support with abuse & domestic violence, family issues, sexual abuse, trauma & PTSD

Call: 0800 222 042

Te Tai-awa o te Ora

A free kaupapa Maori social services agency in Otara which provides social work and counselling support in relation to sexual abuse and other issues.

Call: 0274 244 4220


24/7; free and confidential support and information over phone, text message (SMS) and online chat offering support for variety of reasons including sexual abuse.

Call: 0800 623 1700 | Text: 234

Research and Other Information

One in five children in Aotearoa/NZ experiences sexual abuse
The average age when abuse begins
of all Oranga Tamariki sexual abuse cases affect Māori Tamariki and Rangatahi
ACC CSA claims in 2022
increase in ACC CSA claims since 2014
of girls experience CSA by age 16
of boys experience CSA by age 16
of children with disabilities are likely to be sexually abused


Artus, J., & Niemi, M. (2016). Review of evidence for primary prevention of child abuse and neglect (including child sexual abuse) – Accident Compensation Corporation.

Auld, A., Woodham, C., Alice, P., & Cording, J. (2020). Support for children and young people who are victims/survivors of sexual violence or display harmful sexual behaviour – Oranga Tamariki Evidence Centre.

Te Puni Kokiri. (2017). Understanding family violence: Maori in New Zealand