Domestic violence

Another voice: we must listen

Another voice: we must listen

It seems an appalling irony that in a peace-loving and ''civilised'' society, some of the worst violence we experience in this country goes on in what should be the safest place for any New Zealander - their home.

Lesley Elliott supports anti-violence riders

Lesley Elliott supports anti-violence riders

White ribbons fluttered on the black leather jackets of the motorcycle riders who roared up to St Paul's Cathedral yesterday morning.

Man's life in danger after domestic incident

A South Auckland man has been taken to hospital with life-threatening wounds following a domestic dispute.

Riders against violence visit

New Zealand's White Ribbon motorcycle ride against violence towards women will make a stop in Queenstown tomorrow morning at Hamills Bar and Restaurant in Remarkables Park.

Fans urged to avoid lashing out

Fans are urged not to take out a poor Rugby World Cup final result on their families.

Boiling water thrown over boy

A 4-year-old boy has been injured after boiling water was thrown over him during a family violence incident in Te Kuiti this morning.

Violent past put to positive use

Violent past put to positive use

Vic Tamati had every intention of killing his entire family the night his wife told him she was taking their children and not coming back.

Speak out, assault victim says

Speak out, assault victim says

It is all right to report domestic violence, is the message Janice Paterson, the former partner of Gore district councillor Steven Dixon, is sending to the community after he was sentenced this week.

NZ violence among worst in OECD

NZ violence among worst in OECD

The Government needs to launch an inquiry into why New Zealand has such high domestic violence and maternal mortality rates compared with other Organisation for Economic Development and Co-operation (OECD) countries, the head of United Nations Women New Zealand says.

Starting a new life alone

Starting a new life alone There are women and children living in unimaginable domestic situations in New Zealand. This is Women's Refuge awareness week, Debbie Porteous speaks to one Dunedin woman about her harrowing experiences.
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