The Dunedin Collaboration Against Family Violence (DCAFV) is a group of agencies that are working together to address family violence in Dunedin.  We are active in the community to raise public awareness of family violence and the services that are available to help people address violence within their own families.


White Ribbon Riders coming to Dunedin Sunday 23rd November!

Posted by Rob on 11 November 2014

Join us for a brunch & concert in the Octagon on Sunday 23rd November from 10am until 1pm.

There will be free food and entertainment for the whole whanau, and of course a chance to meet the riders and check out their amazing motorbikes.

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Superhero capes super popular!

Posted by Rob on 4 November 2014

Light festival 2014c

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Caversham Treasure Hunt

Posted by on 24 October 2014

caversham treasure hunt 2014b

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Upcoming training on Family Court changes

Posted by on 3 October 2014

Changes in Domestic Violence Act & Care of Children Act

There have been a number of changes recently to how the Family Court operates due to amendments to the DV Act and the CoC Act.  Yolanda den Haring, the Family Court Coordinator has agreed to give a presentation on these changes from 10-12.30 on the 15th October.

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Families celebrating Fathers Day

Posted by Rob on 22 September 2014

A fantastic day with loads of whanau having fun.  A huge thank you to all performers, volunteers and people who supported the event.

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March to Change NZ's Shame

Posted by on 16 September 2014

march sep 2014On Monday 15th September Women's Refuge and dozens of other organisations brought together people from all walks of life to march to Parliament and demand action on domestic violence in Aotearoa.

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Political Debate on Family Violence

Posted by Rob on 8 September 2014

Political Debate on Family Violence

Friday 5th September 6-7.30pm

The Dunedin Collaboration Against Family Violence was happy to host a political debate on Family Violence chaired by Professor Nicola Atwool of the University of Otago.  Family Violence is a huge problem in our community and we invited representatives of four major parties to discuss how they propose to challenge family violence in our community.  

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Families celebrating Father's Day

Posted by Rob on 14 August 2014

Families Celebrating Father's Day!

Sunday 7th September

Forsyth Barr stadium


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Zone of Peace in Castle Street

Posted by Rob on 4 August 2014

DCAFV was happy to be part of the celebrations to launch the new “Zone of Peace”, running on Castle Street from the St David Lecture Theatre complex to the corner of Dundas Street. The Zone of Peace incorporates a number of community groups therein.

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Our new marquee!

Posted by on 29 July 2014

Otakau marae

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