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Kia Haumaru Personal Safety Education

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Kia Haumaru is a nationwide network of trained and accredited teachers of Empowerment Self Defence. Formerly the Women’s Self Defence Network – Wāhine Toa, they provide personal safety education to women, girls and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Kia Haumaru believes that all people have a fundamental right to live in safety and that Empowerment Self-Defence is a significant step towards such a society.


  • In-school courses for girls/transgender/takatāpui

  • Courses and programmes for women/transgender/takatāpui

  • Workplace and private courses

Location: Nationwide
Phone: 04 213 9710