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Northland Child Protection Service

Public Service, Sexual Abuse Medicine, Community, Paediatrics, Sexual Harm


Service Vision

All people living safe and free from violence, abuse and neglect in healthy
communities throughout Northland

The Child Protection Service works throughout Northland to promote awareness, and provide education and understanding on the identification and impact of child abuse and family violence; this also includes partner abuse and abuse of the elderly.

Consultation and advice regarding:

Child Family Violence
  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Neglect
  • Sexual abuse
  • Shaken baby
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Referrals to Child Youth & Family Services
  • Safety assessments and planning
  • Policy and protocol development.
  • Physical abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Financial abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Elder abuse and/or neglect
  • Local services
  • Domestic Violence Act
  • Access to resources and supports
  • The implementation of routine screening for family violence
  • Safety assessments and planning
  • Policy and protocol development.


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Referral


  • Child Sexual Abuse Assessment and Treatment Service

    Clinical Services
    The service provides health care for children and young people, aged 0 – 13 years, following a disclosure of historic sexual abuse or recent sexual assault.… More

Services Provided

Sexual abuse medical


Useful Links

Do You Need Help Now?

If you are in danger phone the Police on 111.

Other services that can provide help and information:



Contact Details

(09) 430 4101 - ask for Child Protection 
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm to discuss concerns.

Out of Hours
Access to this service can be made after hours for forensic examinations following sexual assault/abuse.

After hours please contact:
Whangarei Hospital telephonist: (09) 430 4100 ask for the on call Paediatrician
Police: 111
Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children: 0508 FAMILY (0508 326 459)

Hospital Road
Northland 0110

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Street Address

Hospital Road
Northland 0110

Postal Address

Private Bag 9742
Whangārei 0110

This page was last updated at 9:03AM on December 17, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland Child Protection Service.