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Grandparents find challenges working with child protection and Work and Income

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Research about grandparents........ experiences of raising grandchildren in Aotearoa New Zealand has highlighted significant
Research about grandparents' experiences of raising grandchildren in Aotearoa New Zealand has highlighted significant difficulties in accessing support from Work and Income New Zealand and Child, Youth and Family (now the Ministry for Vulnerable Children,… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/grandparents-find-challenges-working-with-child-protection-and-work-and-income/

Backbone releases report on Family Court appeals and complaints

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Backbone Collective have released a third report on the Family Court. The repor....t............nbsp........Don........t tell
The Backbone Collective have released a third report on the Family Court. The report, Don't tell me your problems: The Family Court complaints and appeals landscape (2017) considers the availability and effectiveness of appeals and complaints mechanism… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/backbone-releases-report-on-family-court-appeals-and-complaints/

NZFVC Data Summaries 2017: Family violence reports reach record high

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Police family violence investigations reached a record high in 2016........ statistics published today by the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse show. Poli
Police family violence investigations reached a record high in 2016, statistics published today by the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse show. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/nzfvc-data-summaries-2017-family-violence-reports-reach-record-high/

New data report released on family violence deaths

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Family Violence Death Review Committee has released a new report analysing data on.... family violence deaths. This
The Family Violence Death Review Committee has released a new report analysing data on family violence deaths. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/new-data-report-released-on-family-violence-deaths/

UNICEF Global Report: Innocenti Report Card

........From the Community Waitakere Noticeboard........ New Zealand has performed poorly in a global report card on children........rsquo........s well........being........ and Kiwi kids will continue to miss out unless there is a massive upheaval in how childre
New Zealand has performed poorly in a global report card on children’s well-being, and Kiwi kids will continue to miss out unless there is a massive upheaval in how children’s best interests are served, says child rights organisation UNICEF NZ. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/unicef-global-report-innocenti-report-card/

Superu Report: What works for children exposed to family violence?

....From the Superu website........ The needs of children exposed to family violence are not being recognised ........ndash........ new research findings shine a light on at risk group 14 June 2017
The needs of children exposed to family violence are not being recognised – new research findings shine a light on at risk group http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/superu-report-what-works-for-children-exposed-to-family-violence/

New Report: Perceptions of Community Safety in West Auckland

........From the Community Waitakere Noticeboard........ Community Safety is relevant at both individual and community levels. This research re....port is about........nbsp........perceptions
Community Safety is relevant at both individual and community levels. This research report is about perceptions of safety which is different from an objective measure of changing crime rates, or of actual levels of risk. The reason for this is that it is… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/new-report-perceptions-of-community-safety-in-west-auckland/

Preventing adolescent relationship abuse: new NZFVC Issues Paper

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Violence and abuse in teenage relationships is a serious problem in New Zealand but do....es not receive the same level of attention as violence in adult relationships
Violence and abuse in teenage relationships is a serious problem in New Zealand but does not receive the same level of attention as violence in adult relationships, according to a New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse Issues Paper released today. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/preventing-adolescent-relationship-abuse-new-nzfvc-issues-paper/

Poverty in childhood linked to mental health problems: new report

....From Child Poverty Action Group........ Child Poverty Action Group ........CPAG............nbsp........and the........nbsp........New Zealand Psychological Society ........NZPsS............nbsp........have long been concerned with the impact of poverty on children
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) and the New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) have long been concerned with the impact of poverty on children’s health. The combined effects of inadequate family incomes, high living costs and poor housing conditions … http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/poverty-in-childhood-linked-to-mental-health-problems-new-report/

Backbone Collective releases first report on the Family Court

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Backbone Collective has released its first ........watchdog report............ focused on the Family Court. The report
The Backbone Collective has released its first "watchdog report," focused on the Family Court. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/backbone-collective-releases-first-report-on-the-family-court/

Privacy Commissioner's report criticises MSD collection of individual client level data

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Privacy Commissioner has published his report examining the Ministry of Social Dev....elopment........s
The Privacy Commissioner has published his report examining the Ministry of Social Development's (MSD) requirement for NGOs to provide individual client level data (ICLD). http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/privacy-commissioners-report-criticises-msd-collection-of-individual-client-level-data/

Police publish summary of 10 years of monitoring conduct

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ New Zealand Police have published a final report summarising how the Police responded ....to recommendations from the Commission of Inquiry
New Zealand Police have published a final report summarising how the Police responded to recommendations from the Commission of Inquiry (COI) into Police Conduct established in 2004. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/police-publish-summary-of-10-years-of-monitoring-conduct/

New position brief on the need to address child abuse and intimate partner violence together

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Family Violence Death Review Committee ........FVDRC........ has published a new position brief on the need to address intimate partner violence
The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) has published a new position brief on the need to address intimate partner violence (IPV) and child abuse and neglect (CAN) together. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/new-position-brief-on-the-need-to-address-child-abuse-and-intimate-partner-violence-together/

Working together to achieve whānau wellbeing in Waitematā

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ A project exploring how to increase community........led primary prevention of family and sexual violence has been carried out in Waitemat
A project exploring how to increase community-led primary prevention of family and sexual violence has been carried out in Waitematā, Auckland. The project was a collaboration between the Waitākere, North Shore and Rodney family violence networks, central… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/working-together-to-achieve-whnau-wellbeing-in-waitemat/

Beyond the Prison Gate: Reoffending and Reintegration in Aotearoa New Zealand

........From The Salvation Army........ A new Salvation Army report says changes must be made to how prisoners re........enter society for New Zealanders to feel safe and secure in their homes and communities.
A new Salvation Army report says changes must be made to how prisoners re-enter society for New Zealanders to feel safe and secure in their homes and communities. The latest report by The Salvation Army’s Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit Beyond the… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/beyond-the-prison-gate-reoffending-and-reintegration-in-aotearoa-new-zealand/

Issues Paper calls for improved response to perpetrators of family violence

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse has today published Issues Paper 11............nbsp........Responding to perpetrators of family violence. The
The New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse has today published Issues Paper 11, Responding to perpetrators of family violence. The Issues Paper states that better responses to perpetrators of family violence are needed if New Zealand’s high rate of … http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/issues-paper-calls-for-improved-response-to-perpetrators-of-family-violence/

Invitation to CPAG report launch: "Barriers to Support"

........From Child Poverty Action Group........ When........ Monday November 21........ 2016 from 11........30 AM to 12........30 PM. Where........ Otara Music Arts Centre........ Corner Newbury Street and Bairds Road
When: Monday November 21, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Where: Otara Music Arts Centre, Corner Newbury Street and Bairds Road, Otara Town Centre, Auckland http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/invitation-to-cpag-report-launch-barriers-to-support/

ComVoices 2016 State of the Sector Survey finds community organisations struggling

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ ComVoices have released results from their second survey of community organisations. .... The State of the Sector Survey 2016 was completed by 280 organisations. The questions we
ComVoices have released results from their second survey of community organisations. The State of the Sector Survey 2016 was completed by 280 organisations. The questions were similar to the previous survey completed in 2014, allowing for comparison. F… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/comvoices-2016-state-of-the-sector-survey-finds-community-organisations-struggling/

More Pasefika Proud Fono held: "Our Families, Our People, Our Responsibility"

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Pasefika Proud has published a report of a two........day Fono held in Wellington in September........ ........Our Families
Pasefika Proud has published a report of a two-day Fono held in Wellington in September, "Our Families, Our People, Our Responsibility." http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/more-pasefika-proud-fono-held-our-families-our-people-our-responsibility/

MSD Releases Community Investment Strategy Update 2016

....From the........nbsp........New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Ministry of Social Development ........MSD........ has published an update on the........nbsp........Community Investment Strategy. The
The Community Investment Strategy Update 2016 reports on progress for the first year of the Strategy, plans for the next 12 months and how the Strategy aligns with the new Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/msd-releases-community-investment-strategy-update-2016/

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