Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Update 24 March 2020

Kia ora, 

As per the government’s recent announcement, all Stop offices are closed as of 24 March 2020 until further notice.  Stop staff are working from home and will remain in contact with all clients/whanau via email or phone.

The well-being of our clients and whanau is important to us, so we want to let you know that we are taking every step to keep everyone as safe as possible during the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

For any updates and further information please check out the Ministry of Health website: 

Take care  

The Stop Team 


STOP provides community-based assessment and intervention services for adolescents and adults who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour and for children with concerning sexual behaviours.

Our services are based in Christchurch, Nelson, Dunedin and Invercargill.


Our vision:

A Community free from Sexual Abuse

He Hapori Waatea I Taitookai


Explore our website to find out more about STOP and the services we provide:

Children’s Service
Adolescent Service
Girls’ Service
Adult Service

or Contact Us

If you are unsure about your own sexual thoughts or behaviour or about the behaviour of someone you know, call 03 353 0257 or you can email us