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Weekly Media Roundup

February 09, 2024 at 3:09 PM

1 News: Govt to axe funding for pre-sentence cultural reports

The Government is fulfilling two of its pre-election campaign promises to get tough on crime, Prime Minister Christopher Luxon has announced.

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The Spinoff: What do survivors want to see from the Abuse in Care inquiry’s final report?

Throughout the process, survivors have relived their darkest moments. But as they wait for the final report, question marks loom about whether transformative change will result.

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NZ Herald: Baby Ru homicide: Officer in charge reveals new details about Lower Hutt toddler’s killing

More than three months after Lower Hutt toddler Baby Ru died after suffering blunt force trauma, the officer in charge of the investigation has revealed new details about the investigation into his death as police continue to try to bring his whānau closure. Herald senior crime reporter Sam Sherwood reports.

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RNZ: Love Grace appeal: Call out for donations for women's refuge

Organisers of a domestic violence appeal hope more than 1000 people will donate a handbag filled with toiletries this year for women in need.

Love Grace is an international appeal in the name of Grace Millane, who was killed in an Auckland hotel room in 2018 by a man she met on a dating app.

Kylie-Ann Kearney is running the New Zealand faction.

Twenty-nine locations around the motu will accept bags of essential items to be donated to women's refuges.

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