Posts Tagged ‘White Ribbon’

White Ribbon barbecue in Timaru against family harm

Monday, November 30th, 2020

More than 200 people attended a White Ribbon barbecue in Timaru to show their support against family violence. Free barbecue food was provided to members of the public, and served by the Rapid Relief Team, in a tent outside Mitre 10 Mega on Friday. Te Rito Collaboration co-ordinator Michelle Thew said some people at the Read more

Christmas good time to take a stand against domestic violence

Friday, November 27th, 2015

A Northland anti-domestic violence campaigner says, in the lead up to Christmas, White Ribbon Day is a perfect time to encourage people to stand up to domestic violence. Phil Paikea, champion for the It’s Not OK campaign, said the Christmas/New Year period is the worst time of the year for domestic violence. “I’d like to Read more

Glenn – “a good Catholic boy” – not backing down

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Sir Owen Glenn┬ásays “I’m a good Catholic boy. I’ve never smoked or taken drugs. I enjoy the odd beer.” He says he is even more determined than ever that the inquiry into child abuse and domestic violence, which he is funding to the tune of $8 million, should continue.”I’ll carry on. I’m very stubborn,” he Read more