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Weekly Media Roundup

April 17, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Police use Twitter to combat family violence:

Counties Manukau police are using social media to raise awareness of family violence in the south Auckland area.


Study Finds that low blood sugar can make spouses angry:

A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.

Spanish child abuse add only for children:

An innovative Spanish ad with different messages for adults and children. Only children under the age of 10 can see the hidden message to help them fight child abuse.


Ministry of Social Development takes over social housing:

Detailed priority system praised as 'robust' by Sallies after Ministry takes on new role.


Domestic Violence Costs Employers:

Suzzane Snively Radio NZ National interview about the financial cost to of domestic violence to employers.  


Louise Nicholas calls for overhaul of NZ rape crisis services:

Louise Nicholas, who alleged that police officers raped her while she was a teenager, has made an emotional plea to MPs to overhaul rape crisis services in New Zealand.


Low education levels link to violent relationships:

Women with lower levels of education are more likely to be involved in a violent relationship, a New Plymouth woman has learned.


Latest on Legal Highs:

There continues to be a lot in the media about the use of legal highs. Here is a selection.

Doctors congratulated for legal highs work

MPs split on legal high solution

Life on the streets with legal high addiction

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