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One Week On: Victim Support Is Open For Business

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 4:08 pm | Victim Support

As New Zealand reaches the end of its first week of lockdown, Victim Support is reassuring victims and the general public that access to its full range of support services continues to be available during the COVID-19 lockdown. Victim Support says ... More >>

Statement From Victim Support On Christchurch Terror Attack Plea Change

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 12:56 pm | Victim Support

Confirmation that the gunman at the centre of the Christchurch terror attacks has this morning changed his plea to guilty on all 92 charges is welcome news for the victims, their families, and all New Zealanders. For many victims, it will be difficult ... More >>

Justice reforms must do more than tick boxes for victims

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:31 am | Victim Support

The justice system must move beyond a “tick-box” culture and begin offering genuine justice for victims, according to research released by Victim Support today. The key message from Victim Support’s research Victims’ Voices: The Justice Needs ... More >>

True impact masked by suicide statistics

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 5:17 pm | Victim Support

Karen McLeay, Acting Chief Executive for Victim Support, says the true impacts of New Zealand’s growing suicide numbers run much deeper than today’s suicide statistics show. More >>

Research shows victims’ voices can’t be ignored

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 12:17 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support says research released today shows it’s time to take action and put victims at the heart of the justice system. More >>

Mosque Attack Survivors urged to access counselling

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 11:43 am | Victim Support

With the distribution of $13.2 million in donations to the survivors of the Christchurch mosque attacks completed in June, Victim Support is working with the Canterbury District Health Board (DHB), local General Practice teams, and local counselling agencies ... More >>

Speech to victims of the Christchurch Mosque Attacks

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 5:21 pm | Victim Support

Welcome. Thank you for joining me today. I would also like to welcome our support workers. It has been 16 weeks since the mosque attacks. I recognise the fifty-one who are not with us. Please accept my very sincere condolences We are here today ... More >>

Victim Support completes donations to ChCh victims

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 4:37 pm | Victim Support

Victims Support today advised victims of the Christchurch Mosque attacks on the completion of donations from its Givealittle page fundraising, as well as other donations made. Kevin Tso, Chief Executive of Victim Support stated: “This unprecedented ... More >>

Victim Support listens to the Christchurch victims’ voices

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 3:04 pm | Victim Support

This week Victim Support prepares to announce plans for the last distribution of donated funds to the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks. Victim Support Chief Executive Kevin Tso states: “I want to thank the victims for their bravery, their ... More >>

Last chance to donate: Victim Support’s Christchurch Appeal

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 8:32 pm | Victim Support

Last chance to donate to Victim Support’s Christchurch Appeal, donations still flowing in Following months of generous support from the public, Victim Support will close its Givealittle page at 11.59pm tomorrow, 30 May. The page has raised almost ... More >>

Public support continues for victims of Christchurch attacks

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 4:13 pm | Victim Support

The public continue to show their empathy and support for those affected by the Christchurch mosque attacks with another $169 thousand pledged to Victim Support’s Givealittle page in the past three weeks alone, taking the total to almost $10.7 million. Victim ... More >>

Victim Support outlines fund plan for victims of shooting

Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:38 am | Victim Support

Victim Support outlines fund plan for victims of Christchurch attacks More >>

Victim Support on distribution of funds for mosque victims

Monday, 6 May 2019, 12:41 pm | Victim Support

For the past 30 years our sole purpose has been to bring emotional, financial and physical support to victims. We are committed to this service 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Victim Support is an independent charitable organisation which offers ... More >>

More than $3 million paid to Christchurch victims

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 8:39 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support have distributed more than $3 million to the victims and families of those affected by the Christchurch tragedy, as more people continue to seek help. More >>

Almost $1.7 million paid to Christchurch victims so far

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 3:11 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support has provided support to over 800 people directly affected by the 15 March Christchurch shootings and distributed almost $1.7 million in financial support to victims, the victims’ charity has confirmed. More >>

Victim Support making payments to Christchurch victims

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 2:57 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support has begun making emergency payments to Christchurch Mosque victims and families with money generously donated from the public, in addition to funds available through the Ministry of Justice’s Victim Assistance Scheme administered ... More >>

Update on Victim Support Givealittle Fund

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 2:20 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support has now received over $6 million through its online Givealittle campaign, launched in support of victims affected by Friday’s shootings in Christchurch. More >>

Victim Support launches Official Fund

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 12:36 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support launches Official Fund for support of Christchurch Shooting Victims Victim Support has launched an official fund to raise funds for victims of today’s shootings in Christchurch, and is encouraging anyone affected by the incidents to ... More >>

Victims lack faith in justice system, shows study

Monday, 4 March 2019, 11:00 am | Victim Support

The majority of serious crime victims lack faith in the justice system and feel justice was not served in their case, according to new research released by Victim Support. More >>

New victim statistics good news, but work remains to be done

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 8:56 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support is welcoming statistics released today showing a 2.7 per cent decline in victimisations over the last year. More >>



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