Family violence: 525,000 New Zealanders harmed every year

New Zealand has the worst rate of family and intimate-partner violence in the world.

In 2015, police around New Zealand attended about 105,000 family violence callouts.

If each of those incidents was represented by a person, that’s getting close to the population of Tauranga.

It is estimated that 80 per cent of incidents go unreported — so what we know of family violence in our community is barely the tip of the iceberg. Continue reading

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