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   Weekly Media Roundup
   The Clearinghouse is moving campuses, to Grafton
   Family Planning 2020 Training Courses
   Sexual Violence Legislation Bill has its first reading
   Transitioning from OOHC for Practitioners: Applying International Evidence
   White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism - Webinar
   Child Matters: 5-Day Programme in Child Protection Studies
   Child Matters: New Zealand Diploma in Child Protection 2020
   Treating the effects of childhood abuse and neglect on young adults
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family Violence and Sexual Violence Work Programme eUpdate
   Release of Oranga Tamariki Practice Review
   Job Vacancy at RPE: Professional Development Lead
   New Backbone Collective survey open on longer term support and services
   Historical trauma and whānau violence webinar: recording now available
   Children in New Zealand Communities Survey (2019)
   CPAG Summit 2019. Whakamana Tāngata: Where to from here?
   Workshop: Exploring motivational interviewing
   Group Facilitation Training – Intermediate
   Waitematā Family Focus Group Presents: An update from the Ministry of Health
   Child and Youth Wellbeing update - November 2019
   Weekly Media Roundup
   Family violence - The new Act: Legal education session
   New report reveals barriers to prosecution and conviction for sexual violence cases
   New wellbeing resources from Le Va; government work to support Pacific families

Weekly Media Roundup

April 16, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Mum found dead in bedroom after man reports to Police:

A hammer is understood to have been found near the body of a Taupo woman allegedly murdered by the father of her three adult daughters.

Martin Schofield, the alleged killer, walked up to the public counter at Taupo police station on Tuesday afternoon to report that an "incident" had taken place.

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Wife wanted to teach husband a lesson:

The Balinese woman who hired hitmen to murder her Australian husband has told a court that she wanted to teach him a lesson because he refused to give her money or grant her a divorce.

Noor Ellis admitted a role in the killing of her 60-year-old husband, businessman Robert Ellis, at their home in Bali last October. His body, with wrists and feet bound, was found wrapped in plastic, dumped in a ditch in a rice field near Sedang Village.

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Man jailed for attack sparked by TV remote:

An attacker who threw a woman to the ground, pulled out some of her hair and rained punches and kicks on her has been sent to prison.

Sylvester Giovanni Woods was in Wanganui on January 31 watching television with the victim when an argument began over the remote control.

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Hamilton man jailed 15 years for killing son:

A Hamilton man has been jailed for life with a non-parole period of 15 years for murdering his baby son.

Charlie Lackner, 33, was sentenced at the High Court in Hamilton this morning.

Eight-month-old Cassius Takiari died a day after receiving head injuries at his Hamilton East home in June last year.

Lackner, a forestry worker, was originally charged with assault, but this was upgraded to murder after a post mortem.

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Man who broke baby's skull jailed for three years:

A man who attacked a 10-month-old boy in his care and broke several of the child's bones has been jailed for three years.

Eugene Paul Harris, 32, originally blamed the child's injuries on other children "being rough", when charges were laid last year, but he pleaded guilty to amended counts last month.

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NZ child abuse death rate 'uncivilised':

The Government needs to provide parents with more advice and support to reduce the number of children being killed by mistreatment, children's charity UNICEF says. It says between seven to 10 babies in New Zealand die from mistreatment each year.

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See also:

Child abuse deaths reducible 

 

Change drives anti-rape leader out:

Sexual violence survivor advocate Dr Kim McGregor has resigned from the agency because its board has decided to narrow its focus.

The agency, originally called Auckland Rape Crisis, has taken a lead role in advocating for sexual violence survivors nationally since Dr McGregor took over in 2005.

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See also:

Rape prevention group 'told not to speak out'

 

Young boy and his father found after Police search:

Police have found a 3-year-old boy and his father after the pair went missing, sparking a police search, following a family violence incident at a Whangarei address yesterday.

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Family, media, NGOs mourn loss of Fiji journalist, womens rights advocate:

Families, friends, colleagues and officials from NGOs and private sectors farewelled journalist and women’s rights activist Losana McGowan in a colourful way at her Veisari home, outside Lami Town yesterday.

Fiji Broadcasting Corporation News reported her partner, Usaia Kilaverata, 28, had appeared in the Suva Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with murder after her death at their flat in Toorak, Suva, on Easter Saturday.

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China releases women's activists after month's detention:

BEIJING (AP) " Chinese authorities have released five women's rights campaigners whose detentions sparked an international outcry and underscored the government's tight restrictions on independent social activism, lawyers said.

Lawyer Liang Xiaojun said the five were let go after more than a month in detention under a form of conditional release that keeps the investigation open for another year and still allows for formal charges to be brought later.

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