Shine - Te Kakano Tumanako - Latest News [Page 1]

Protection order not suitable for all types of offenders

Wednesday, 15 May 2013, 4:54 pm | Shine - Te Kakano Tumanako

“A protection order is only a piece of paper unless the woman has enough confidence in the Police and the Courts to use it,” Jill Proudfoot of Safer Homes In New Zealand Everyday (Shine) says in response to the High Court decision convicting Nikki Roper ... More >>

Alarming Proportion of Domestic Abuse is Serious

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 4:10 pm | Shine - Te Kakano Tumanako

Alarming Proportion of Domestic Abuse in New Zealand is Serious and Severe How many more children like JJ need to die before New Zealand treats domestic abuse as a serious crime? Joel Loffley was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend’s 2 year old son ... More >>

More women reaching out for help after awareness campaign

Wednesday, 18 January 2012, 3:12 pm | Shine - Te Kakano Tumanako

A successful nationwide domestic abuse awareness campaign led by Shine, the nation’s largest domestic abuse organisation, and leading fashion label Verge, has led to a 20 per cent increase in calls to the Shine Helpline. The Shine Helpline provides ... More >>

Shine And Family Works Northern to Stop Domestic Abuse

Saturday, 1 October 2011, 9:50 am | Shine - Te Kakano Tumanako

Shine And Family Works Northern Partner to Stop Domestic Abuse In a significant new partnership, Shine and Family Works Northern have undertaken to work together to make a bigger difference in reducing domestic abuse in families. The two social ... More >>

The blame game : she made me maim and kill her

Wednesday, 22 July 2009, 2:41 pm | Shine - Te Kakano Tumanako

No responsibility and no remorse typify the attitude of some types of offenders towards domestic violence. 21 July 2009, AUCKLAND: There is no doubt that the behaviour of those who perpetrate violence against others follows a pattern that is sadly repeated ... More >>

Gender matters in domestic violence crime

Wednesday, 15 July 2009, 2:22 pm | Shine - Te Kakano Tumanako

At present, our justice system does not distinguish between the two types of offenders: victims of ongoing abuse who use responsive violence; and perpetrators of sustained and intentional abuse. Imagine being arrested for trying to protect yourself or a ... More >>