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Weekly Media Roundup

November 24, 2016 at 5:26 PM

Ōpōtiki rallies after alleged killing

Hundreds of people in Ōpōtiki will march against domestic violence on Thursday after a woman was killed in the town.

A 35-year-old man appeared in the Whakatane District Court on Wednesday accused of murdering a woman during a domestic dispute.

Ōpōtiki resident Gus Temoni says White Ribbon Week makes it important to make a stand.

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Tim Tipene inspires kids to catch the sun like Maui

A west Auckland author is using the legend of Maui to inspire kids to use their voice, stand up and make a difference.

Tim Tipene's tenth book Maui – Sun Catcher is a bilingual retelling of the Maori myth Maui and the Sun.

It is set with Maui as a modern schoolboy living with his mother and four older brothers in a city where the day never lasts long enough. 

Youth and self defense counsellor Tipene says he was motivated to write the book after intervening to stop an incident of domestic violence in west Auckland.

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Australian politician Emma Husar reveals history of domestic violence

A Labor MP has opened up about her personal experience of domestic violence in a speech to Parliament that left her colleagues in tears.

In a statement marking White Ribbon week, Emma Husar, the Member for Lindsay, said 29 of her 36 years had been affected by domestic violence.

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Law makes it easier for women to bargain over pay equity

The government is to change the law to make it easier for women to file pay equity claims with their employers, rather than having to go through the courts.

It has accepted the recommendations of the Joint Working Group on Pay Equity that set out principles for raising and resolving pay equity claims through bargaining.

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New hotline to have cyberbullies investigated

New Zealand's online watchdog launches a new hotline tomorrow for Kiwis to report cyber hate and have "trolls" investigated.

NetSafe is stepping up the fight against cyberbullying with a new service which will analyse abuse, advise victims on how to deal with situations and where necessary, engage police to trigger court action.

Last year lawmakers passed the Harmful Digital Communications Act to make cyberbullying a criminal offence. That includes any abusive text message, writing, photograph, picture, recording, or other material communicated electronically.

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Fiji police workshops having positive impact

The Fiji Women's Crisis Centre says a series of workshops to teach the region's police officers about the seriousness of domestic violence is starting to have a positive effect.

The centre concluded its fourth workshop last week with 30 police officers from 11 Pacific countries.

Its coordinator, Shamima Ali, said there is a problem in many countries of police not taking domestic violence seriously and, in some cases, subjecting victims to further degradation.

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