From the Joint Venture Business Unit  Hon Marama Davidson,  Minita mō te Ārai i te Whakarekereke Whānau me te Koeretanga  (Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence and Sexual Violence)   and the  Joint Venture of the Social Wellbeing Board  invite you to the online launch of Te Aorerekura – the National Strategy and Action Plan  for the Elimination of Family Violence and Sexual Violence Continue Reading

Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence and Sexual Violence Marama Davidson has approved five funding grants to support national-level family violence and sexual violence prevention initiatives for LGBTQIA+ people, disabled people, older people and new migrant communities. “Local community initiatives are a key lever in reducing violence. The GovernmentContinue Reading

The Supreme Court has rejected a seven-year prison sentence for a mentally ill man convicted in 2018 of trying to kiss a stranger on a Wellington street without her permission – describing the man’s maximum sentence as one that “shocks the conscience”. Four of the justices agreed the sentence wasContinue Reading