White Ribbon Ride Begins in Aotearoa
Date 19 Nov 2011
White Ribbon Ride
The White Ribbon Ride against violence to women begins today and travels to over 80 communities with events in each location. The ride began in 2009 and for the first time includes the South Island. Led by the Patriots and Te Ahi Kikoha (The Sharpened Flame), the ride deliver excitement and messages for a violence free world.
The North Island ride travels down from Hamilton to Porirua where it splits into and East and West Wind travelling back up the country to Auckland and then through to Bream Bay. The ride is organised by the Families Commission as part of the White Ribbon Campaign.
The South Island Ride travels down the East Coast and back up the West splitting at Westport, with one side travelling to Christchurch while the other goes north.
Further information on the White Ribbon Ride here