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BRAVE Beginnings

The BRAVE Foundation has had an evolution through time. The heart of our foundation started out as an idea way back in 2001 when two young female police officers, Senior Constable Sue Guy and Sergeant Su Robinson, saw a real need for young wāhine that had suffered sexual assault to have support.After the initial police involvement, victims were often left to fend for themselves, with little or no support to manage symptoms of PTSD, feelings of isolation, fear, lack of understanding from others,...

May 7, 2023

Waimarama Retreat April 2023

Here at The BRAVE Foundation we offer three retreats a year for young wāhine mā. We take the girls out of town for five days to a rural setting where we provide a variety of workshops to help enhance their hauora and give them the tools they need to continue to strive in everyday life. We have recently completed our first retreat of 2023, which was based out at Waimarama. With the ocean being right at our doorstep we took full advantage of it by allowing the girls to have time out/free time r...

May 4, 2023

Monthly activities and workshops

Here at The BRAVE Foundation, it is important to us that we are consistently offering support to young wāhine. One of the ways we have chosen to do so is through monthly activities and workshops.These provide opportunities not only to learn about new skills, tools and resources, but also a chance to reconnect or continue developing your social support and peer connections. We aim to support young wāhine with trauma experience to regain their power, develop their independence and believe in the...

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