It was confirmed to 1 NEWS today that staff of the government department have been on site at the Gloriavale commune recently. There’s been a long history of allegations of sexual and physical abuse within the Gloriavale community. A former senior member was convicted of child sex abuse last yearContinue Reading Family violence is defined under section 9 of the Family Violence Act 2018 as violence inflicted by any person against another person who they are or have been in a family/whānau relationship with. Violence within family/whānau is defined as: physical abuse sexual abuse psychological abuse. It includes: dowry-related violenceContinue Reading

Dated 22 May 2020 Operating at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 In our last couple of updates, we have provided information around the shift to Alert Level 2 and what this means for social services. Given the fast-moving situation and regular changes to government rules within alert levels, we appreciate thatContinue Reading