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Victims Summit must capture missing voices

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 12:22 pm | Victim Support

Victims’ needs must be at the heart of any reforms to criminal justice system, says Victim Support Acting Chief Executive Karen McLeay following this week’s justice summit. More >>

New ATAP a bold step for safer Auckland travel

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 2:16 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support is congratulating the Government and Auckland City Council for upping the ante on Auckland’s road safety. More >>

Transport announcement an opportunity to save lives on roads

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 5:30 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support is welcoming the Government’s new Draft Policy Statement on Land Transport as an opportunity to enhance safety on our roads, and encouraging the Government to set specific targets to improve safety and reduce deaths and serious injuries ... More >>

More investment needed for victim services

Friday, 3 February 2017, 9:26 am | Victim Support

Today’s announcement of additional funding for Police and the justice sector is welcome news for victims of crime says Victim Support Chief Executive Kevin Tso, but must be matched with investment in victims as well as offenders. More >>

Victim Support celebrates 30th birthday

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 2:49 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support celebrates 30th birthday October 2016 marks 30 years since Victim Support was founded by a small, courageous group of volunteers in 1986. Victim Support management, staff, and volunteers gathered with Police and other friends last night ... More >>

Victim Support welcomes government’s new CVA

Friday, 13 November 2015, 12:57 pm | Victim Support

Kevin Tso, Victim Support’s Chief Executive says that Victim Support commends the appointment of New Zealand’s first Chief Victims Advisor, Dr Kim McGregor. More >>

Volunteers help the call for volunteers

Wednesday, 2 September 2015, 8:40 am | Victim Support

Victim Support is delighted to have been accepted for eight different national projects as part of BNZ’s Closed for Good, when the bank shuts its branches for a day and up to 5500 staff help community organisations around New Zealand. More >>

Vital support for the people of Canterbury

Monday, 20 April 2015, 11:09 am | Victim Support

Today The Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem Charitable Trust will make the first of three yearly donations of $10,000 to Victim Support for its work supporting the people of Canterbury as they continue to contend with the emotional and physical ... More >>

No holiday for victims

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 9:55 am | Victim Support

During this past December when the country was in holiday mode, Victim Support staff and volunteers were responding to a massive 30.9% increase in calls to support victims. Last December it received 4641 calls compared to 6074 this year. More >>

New Victim Grants A Great Response

Friday, 6 May 2011, 10:43 am | Victim Support

New financial assistance for victims announced by the Minister of Justice today have been welcomed by Victim Support as “a great response to the needs of victims of serious crime”. “Victims of serious crime face significant financial burdens ... More >>

Victim Support Postpones Annual Appeal

Monday, 28 February 2011, 4:13 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support announced today that they will be postponing all fundraising activities planned for their annual appeal this March. Chief Executive Tony Paine said that In light of the tragedy still unfolding in Christchurch the organization was unwilling ... More >>

Victim Support launches a new volunteer recruitment campaign

Sunday, 9 January 2011, 9:40 pm | Victim Support

Today Victim Support launched a new volunteer recruitment campaign. Built around the idea of repairing shattered lives in the aftermath of crime or trauma, the campaign features a series of compelling video clips that are complemented by a series of ... More >>

Victim Support volunteers to hit the streets

Tuesday, 9 March 2010, 10:40 am | Victim Support

Local Victim Support volunteers will be hitting the streets on Friday 12th March during their ‘Show YOU Care’ annual appeal. Collectors have been recruited from local business and community groups according to local event co-ordinator Ke’ala ... More >>

Justice not just for offenders says Victim Support

Friday, 31 October 2008, 12:20 pm | Victim Support

Victims’ rights have been commonly confused with offenders’ rights but we are now starting to see a shift, says Victim Support More >>

Victim Support appoints new Chief Executive

Wednesday, 2 July 2008, 3:11 pm | Victim Support

Tony Paine, CEO of the Arts Centre in Christchurch for the past 10 years, is to move to Wellington to take up the position of Chief Executive of Victim Support. More >>

Restorative Justice Needs Review: Victim Support

Friday, 18 April 2008, 2:43 pm | Victim Support

Restorative justice procedures are tipped in favour of the offender and require urgent review to avoid harming victims, says Victim Support. More >>

ACC revisions still put NZ behind: Victim Support

Friday, 11 April 2008, 1:54 pm | Victim Support

Plans to extend ACC to cover mental trauma resulting from workplace incidents are insufficient, says Victim Support. More >>

National shares aims with Victim Support

Monday, 31 March 2008, 3:25 pm | Victim Support

Many of the new policy initiatives announced by National today are key to Victim Support’s Commitment to Parallel Justice released to Government recently. Improving information and services to victims, victims having the right to be heard in Youth ... More >>

Victim Support launches inaugural scholarship

Wednesday, 19 March 2008, 3:51 pm | Victim Support

Victim Support has launched New Zealand’s first scholarship to advance research into victims’ issues. More >>

Government on track with victims’ rights

Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 4:21 pm | Victim Support

Many of the recommendations in the Inquiry into Victims’ Rights Report are key to Victim Support’s Commitment to Parallel Justice document released to Government recently. More >>



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