Fijian Family Violence Prevention Training Programme

The Vuvale Sautu concept is fundamental to Fijian cultural practices that help Fijian people build safe and healthier families. 

This FREE programme focuses on the values that underpins Vuvale Sautu concept and its significance as a solution to prevent family violence. Both Fijian and English languages will be used to ensure your knowledge and experience is shared to enhance the discussion.

This training will strengthen practitioners professional practice and also support our community at large within the context of family violence.

Entry is open to practitioners and community leaders, including community members who may engage with Fijian families to prevent family violence.

The programme will take place over 3 days:

Thursday 24th June: 9am - 4.30pm

Friday 25th June: 9am - 4.30pm

Saturday 26th June: 9am - 3pm

Address: Aldersgate Centre, 309 Durham Street North, Christchurch

Facilitated by Tina McNicholas, Ratu Kasami and Seru Tiqatabua.

Please refer to the table below for those who should attend:


Fijian health or social services professionals or practitioners working in family violence in the social and/or health services sectors


Fijians who may support/influence (or be in a position to support/influence) those affected by family violence, as part of their community roles (e.g.: youth work, community, sports, church work etc)


Fijian professionals (e.g.: doctors, nurses, teachers, ECE providers) who are not specialists in family violence but may be interested in learning more about the application of laws, theories and tools to support family violence prevention in their areas of work


Mainstream providers or agencies that deliver services to Fijian families affected by family violence

To register your interest CLICK HERE

To find out more, contact: Manu Otutaha-Bennett | M: 021599379 | E: