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Friends of mahu parent evening 


Wednesday 24 February 2021 6PM

Mahurangi College Auditorium

We are extremely happy to announce that due to the government announcement that we will move to Alert Level 1, seat numbers are no longer restricted to 80. If your booking has been 'waitlisted' we can now confirm your seat/s. 

On Wednesday 24 February Richie Hardcore will be visiting Mahurangi College speaking about his idea of the new masculinity. Sharing ideas of consent, wellbeing and how to end rape culture, alcohol and porn abuse. He is an amazingly passionate speaker to young people and will be talking to our Year 9&10 and Y11-13 students during the day, and then again to parents and caregivers in the evening (6PM). 


Entry will be a koha at the door and super will be provided by Friends of Mahu.


Please note, the evening content addresses issues of porn, sexuality and Richie has a candid way he addresses the crowd. Therefore the evening is only suitable for Year 7 students and older, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 



A qualified personal trainer, Muay Thai coach, and passionate spokesperson on health and wellness topics, Richie Hardcore has travelled throughout New Zealand to speak.

With ease, grace, humor and humility, Richie aims to enhance his audience’s critical understanding of a culture embedded with unhealthy ideas and beliefs on sex, consent and gender equity. A passionate individual, Richie has spoken at many schools on masculinity, pornography, sexual and family violence prevention and managing self-esteem issues.

Richie works as a private educator, as well working as for White Ribbon New Zealand and New Zealand’s Ministry of Social Development. He has previously worked in co-facilitation with men in a family violence prevention program. He has also worked in alcohol and drug harm reduction at a community preventive level.

He is regularly called upon to give mainstream media commentary on these issues as a guest speaker on New Zealand mainstream television and radio.




  • The Friends of Mahu Richie Hardcore evening will be subject to Government Alert Level restrictions on 24 February 2021.

  • It is not suitable for younger children, however students Year 7 and up are welcome to attend with their parent/caregiver. 

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