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  • Quarterly update newsletter
    Posted: Friday 5 May 2017
  • Rotary's Inner Wheel is hosting a fashion show to fund raise for BOPSASS on 8 April 2017.
    Tickets $40 available from:
    Florence & Co Tauranga - Columbus Coffee Bethlehem - Black Pepper Mount Maunganui.
    Posted: Tuesday 21 March 2017
  • BOPSASS met for its second AGM at the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce rooms on Wednesday 19 October.
    Posted: Monday 31 October 2016
  • BOPSASS provides medical assessment and treatment, crisis support, and sensitive claims counselling in the Bay of Plenty region.
    Posted: Friday 2 September 2016
  • BOPSASS provides medical assessment and treatment, crisis support, and sensitive claims counselling in the Bay of Plenty region.
    Posted: Friday 2 September 2016
  • Thanks to Acorn for supporting BOPSASS, Women's Refuge, and Shakti Ethnic Women's Support to provide a frontline support person to work with Police
    Posted: Tuesday 16 August 2016
  • Stop Demand Foundation, which calls for action to stop sexual violence against women and children, is calling on the incoming Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft to address, as a priority, New Zealand’s shameful litany of sex crimes being committed against children.
    Posted: Wednesday 29 June 2016
  • A man released from prison for the rape of two teenagers in his care abused three relatives almost immediately after he was freed, a court has been told.

    The man, who cannot be identified to protect his alleged victims, went on trial at the High Court at Auckland on Monday.
    Posted: Wednesday 29 June 2016
  • Sexual Consent - course for schools
    It's ok to say no - Mates and Dates programme being delivered in Waihi
    Posted: Friday 17 June 2016
  • A team of New Zealand cops are playing a big part in trying to stop the exploitation of children across the globe.
    Posted: Wednesday 23 December 2015
  • Christmas is upon us - if you find yourself struggling to cope remember our crisis helpline is available 24/7 for victims of sexual assault or abuse - you can speak with a counsellor or a nurse. PHONE 0800 227 233
    Posted: Wednesday 23 December 2015
  • BOPSASS is delighted to welcome Cindy Lee as EBOP Services Manager.
    Posted: Monday 12 October 2015
  • By 2017, the Ministry of Social Development aims to halt the 10-year rise in children experiencing physical abuse and reduce 2011 numbers by five per cent.
    Posted: Tuesday 25 August 2015
  • On Saturday 25 July BOPSASS were delighted to be the recipients of $20,000 towards establishing a regular clinic in Whakatane.
    Posted: Thursday 30 July 2015
  • A dynamic couple in the Good Neighbour Trust group, John and Jackie Paine began investigating the concept of distributing food good enough to eat (that otherwise would be going to waste in land fill) to charities.
    Posted: Friday 12 June 2015
  • Great Support from a Great Supporter!
    Brad from BOLDTECH Solutions has created and donated a full database solution for BOPSASS to assist in managing ACC's Sensitive Claims contract. This has been a huge piece of work, and we'd like to thank Brad for his efforts in supporting the work we do!
    Posted: Tuesday 12 May 2015
  • BOPSASS meets Tauranga Girls College!
    A great day out at Tauranga Girls college
    Posted: Thursday 7 May 2015
  • Last year 153 children aged 15 and under were referred to Bay of Plenty Sexual Assault Support Service for sexual abuse in the Bay. Of those, 69 were aged 8 or under.
    Posted: Friday 17 April 2015
  • The number of child abuse complaints referred to Child Youth and Family in Tauranga is falling, but agencies in the area are debating the new figures.
    Posted: Thursday 9 April 2015
  • Sexual assaults and related offences more than doubled in the Western Bay in 2014, according to latest police statistics.
    Posted: Thursday 9 April 2015
  • At 8am on Tuesday 28 October a Blessing and karakia were held at BOPSASS' new premises at 7 Kauri Street, Tauranga.
    Posted: Tuesday 28 October 2014