Te Kupenga on media release
The National Network of
Stopping Violence, Te Kupenga, issued a media statement for
White Ribbon Day 2012 earlier today (Sunday 25 November
Brian Gardner – the National Manager of
Strategic Relationships and Advocacy at Te Kupenga – was
quoted in the media statement which highlighted his
involvement as chair of the White Ribbon organising
committee and as a White Ribbon ambassador.
Gardner’s comments were on behalf of Te Kupenga – the
National Network of Stopping Violence – and were not on
behalf of the White Ribbon organising committee or the
Mr Gardner apologises for any
confusion which may have been caused by this error.
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