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Jul
27
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Jul
27
Courts
The Court of Appeal has granted a victim of intimate partner violence a protection order after the order was declined by Judges in the Family Court and High Court.
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Jul
27
Oranga Tamariki
An update from the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki – July 2017
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Jul
27
Resources
The US-based Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium has launched a website about the links between domestic and sexual violence and safe, affordable housing
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Jul
27
Events
When: 4 - 5 September 2017. Where: Te Papa, Wellington. Organised by SSPA.
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Jul
27
Events
Community Waitakere in partnership with Unitec and ACDA is hosting a breakfast with Max Rashbrooke, author of ‘Inequality a New Zealand Crisis’. Mon 31st July, 7.30 – 9am at the Waitakere Community Resource Centre
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Jul
20
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Jul
20
Job Vacancies
Family Action has a vacancy for a Crisis Support Worker to provide support for survivors of sexual assault or abuse in the West Auckland area.
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Jul
20
Service
Our youth target for this program are Pasifika and Maori males between the ages of 16 & 22 that have an identified number of risk factors that are having an impact on their development and growth. Course starts 24th July 2017
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Jul
20
Events
Social investment is a buzzword that is guiding the current National Government’s social policy decisions. What does it mean? What are the implications of increased “target efficiency”? Speakers at the 2017 summit Beyond Social Investment will examine and critique this view of welfare provision, and discuss what a social welfare system that genuinely put “the well-being of children at the centre” would look like. What changes to policies and budgets would make the difference required for all children to thrive?
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Jul
20
Policy and Legislation
Labour MP Nanaia Mahuta's member's bill, Sentencing (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill, was drawn from the ballot recently and will be considered by Parliament. The Sentencing (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill proposes to amend section 9 of the Sentencing Act 2002 by adding domestic violence as aggravating factor. This would allow judges to consider history of domestic violence when making decisions about sentencing in court.
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Jul
20
Government
The Ministry of Social Development is running an open competitive tender to procure the delivery of a kaupapa Māori Pilot service to address harmful sexual behaviour.
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