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Children’s Day should be a way of life

Monday, 8 March 2010, 9:08 am | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services is calling for the celebration that is Children’s Day to become a way of life, and not just one day. More >>

We must do better for our children: Jigsaw

Thursday, 3 September 2009, 4:35 pm | Jigsaw

“New Zealand’s low ranking in the OECD’s report on children is shameful,” says Jigsaw Family Services. The report, Doing Better for Children, shows New Zealand spends less than half the OECD average on children under five. Youth suicide rates ... More >>

National hui for child advocates

Friday, 17 July 2009, 11:15 am | Jigsaw

The 2001 deaths of sisters Olympia Jetson and Saliel Aplin at the hands of their mother's partner was a catalyst for establishing advocates for children throughout New Zealand. More >>

A national hui for child advocates

Thursday, 16 July 2009, 11:29 am | Jigsaw

The 2001 deaths of sisters Olympia Jetson and Saliel Aplin at the hands of their mother’s partner was a catalyst for establishing advocates for children throughout New Zealand. More than forty advocates are getting together for the first time at ... More >>

Saying yes for our children

Thursday, 18 June 2009, 4:50 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services is urging New Zealanders to put themselves in children’s shoes over the so-called smacking referendum. More >>

Jigsaw backs call for action on child abuse

Thursday, 4 June 2009, 11:08 am | Jigsaw

Liz Kinley, CEO (Strategic Operations) of Jigsaw, says a new report on child abuse in New Zealand supports the frontline experience of Jigsaw’s 34 community-based agencies. The report from the Commissioner for Children shows that every year about ... More >>

Jigsaw welcomes Budget support for families

Friday, 29 May 2009, 10:07 am | Jigsaw

Liz Kinley, CEO (Strategic Operations) of Jigsaw, has welcomed ongoing government support for programmes and campaigns to stop family violence. “Lower economic growth and rising unemployment are affecting more and more New Zealanders. As families experience ... More >>

Tony Veitch Guilty Plea

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 3:14 pm | Jigsaw

Tony Veitch is to be acknowledged for owning up to the injury he inflicted on his former partner, Kristin Dunne-Powell. The broadcaster today pleaded guilty to injuring with reckless disregard and was sentenced to nine months supervision, 300 hours community ... More >>

Stop Violent Behaviour Early

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 1:11 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services says Jahche Broughton's attack on Karen Aim would not have happened out of the blue. The 15-year-old was sentenced to prison for a minimum of twelve and a half years today for the murder of 27-year-old Scottish tourist Karen ... More >>

Bennett’s Community Responsibility Wins Praise

Tuesday, 3 February 2009, 3:36 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services has praised the actions of the social development minister, Paula Bennett, to help a 23-year-old man turn away from a life of crime. More >>

Jigsaw Praises Hoana Curtis For Disclosing Abuse

Friday, 5 December 2008, 5:21 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services acknowledges the courage 17 year old Hoana Curtis has shown, firstly by trying to stop her father’s life threatening abuse of three year old Nia Glassie and secondly by publicly speaking the truth at her father’s trial. More >>

White Ribbon Day: We Can All Help Bring Change

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 1:08 pm | Jigsaw

Today on White Ribbon day, men from many different cultural communities and localities across NZ are wearing white ribbons to express their opposition to all forms of violence towards women and children. More >>

‘Incredible Years’ Will Create Right Environment

Friday, 21 November 2008, 1:36 pm | Jigsaw

Tau Huirama, Jigsaw CEO Strategic Relationships, says expanding “The Incredible Years” programme will enable more parents to learn how to create the best environment to grow up in. More >>

Children’s Safety Is Paramount

Tuesday, 18 November 2008, 4:48 pm | Jigsaw

Tau Huirama, Jigsaw CEO, Strategic Relationships, says the safety of our children is paramount. More >>

Jigsaw Reminds Judges Violence Is Not Ok

Thursday, 6 November 2008, 4:07 pm | Jigsaw

Tau Huirama, Jigsaw CEO (Strategic Relationships) is appalled that Judge Robert Spear, Tauranga District Court, has ignored the importance of why we have the nationwide “Its Not OK” campaign and S59 of the Crimes Act 1961, by giving Adrian Hilterman, ... More >>

Jigsaw Celebrates Extra-Ordinary Dads

Monday, 8 September 2008, 3:48 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services marked the launch of their “extra-ordinary Dads” campaign on Fathers Day in Wellington. More >>

Jigsaw Supports NRL’s Stance On Domestic Violence

Wednesday, 27 August 2008, 10:26 am | Jigsaw

Jigsaw fully supports the stance that the NRL has taken over the alleged assault by rugby league star, Greg Bird on his girlfriend. Greg Bird is a NSW and Australian Rugby League Representative. More >>

Dear Mr Key…Please Think Again

Monday, 11 August 2008, 5:23 pm | Jigsaw

After reading the headlines that National has plans to make parents on the Domestic Purposes Benefit head back to work when the children reach the age of six years,. Catherine Lawson from Jigsaw Family Services invites Mr Key to think again and see ... More >>

‘Let Kids Play’, Says Family Violence Service

Monday, 11 August 2008, 2:20 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services is urging Kiwi parents to let kids play – not follow the lead of their British counterparts in banning tree climbing and other adventurous activities. More >>

After Shock

Thursday, 10 July 2008, 1:19 pm | Jigsaw

There have been many statements made over the past 24 hours in response to the shocking news and the admission by Mr Veitch that he seriously assaulted his former partner. Catherine Lawson from Jigsaw Family Services says that it is important to remember ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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