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News is updated several times a week with new research, policy, legislation, funding opportunities, government consultations, new initiatives and community campaigns as well as selected international material. Stories often include links to related research and resources.

February 2006

NZFVC Newsletter - Volume 2, Issue 1 now available - 9 Feb, 2006
The February 2006 issue of the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse...
Children’s Commissioner’s Report on Child Safety in Hospitals - 9 Feb, 2006
A report released by the Children’s Commissioner this week details an...

January 2006

NZFVC Fact Sheet - Overview of Family Violence - 28 Jan, 2006
The first NZFVC Fact Sheet, providing an overview of family violence, is now...
Call for Submissions on Section 59 Bill - 13 Jan, 2006
A bill to repeal section 59 of the Crimes Act 1961, entitled the Crimes (...
Retailer joins campaign to repeal ‘reasonable force’ defence - 13 Jan, 2006
The Body Shop recently launched their ‘Kids Are Unbeatable’ campaign to support...

December 2005

Age Concern New Zealand releases report on elder abuse & neglect prevention service - 14 Dec, 2005
“Older people are being abused by their sons and daughters” says Betty Jeanne...
The New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse - 13 Dec, 2005
An article outlining the rational of the New Zealand Family Violence...

November 2005

International Domestic Violence Study Released - 29 Nov, 2005
Partner violence is the most common form of violence in women’s lives, and...
NZFVC Newsletter - Issue 2 available - 18 Nov, 2005
The second issue of the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse Newsletter is...

October 2005

HRC – 3 Job Vacancies - 29 Oct, 2005
A Health Research Council (HRC) funded research project is currently...
Electronic version of “An Agenda for Family Violence Research in New Zealand” (1998) now available - 21 Oct, 2005
An electronic version of the 1998 document “An Agenda for Family Violence...
New Report on the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Children Released - 13 Oct, 2005
Creating a Culture of Non-Violence: The Report from the New Zealand...
A Discussion and Workshop on Criminal Justice and Domestic Violence - 12 Oct, 2005
Presented by: The National Collective of Independent Women's Refuges Wellington...

September 2005

Kids Say Physical Discipline Doesn't Work - 29 Sep, 2005
A study released by Save the Children this week looks at children’s...
New Training Resource - 22 Sep, 2005
Domestic Violence and Harassment – Law-Related Education Kit The Legal Services...
Kahungunu Whanau Violence Strategy - Wananga to be held - 21 Sep, 2005
Tangata whenua working in the area of family violence in Hawkes Bay are calling...
Beyond Zero Tolerance: Key issues and future directions for family violence work in New Zealand - 13 Sep, 2005
The New Zealand Families Commission has commissioned a study to provide an...
New Zealand Police Inspector Receives International Policing for Women Award - 7 Sep, 2005
At the recent Australasian Council of Women in Policing Awards held in Darwin,...

August 2005

First NZFVC Newsletter Available - 16 Aug, 2005
The first quarterly New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse newsletter is now...
Request for Current and Planned Research - 16 Aug, 2005
The New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse is currently undertaking an...
Researchers Seeking Women’s Experiences of Protection Orders - 15 Aug, 2005
A team of researchers based at Waikato University have been contracted by the...

June 2005

Clearinghouse Publications - 21 Jun, 2005
The aim of the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse is to collate and...
ACCAN Conference - 20 Jun, 2005
The Tenth Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect is being held in...
Press Release - Million Dollar Family Violence Contract for UC - 1 Jun, 2005
The University of Canterbury's Te Awatea Violence Research Centre and...

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