Family violence: 'He held a chainsaw to my neck"

Family violence: 'He held a chainsaw to my neck"

Today we are telling the story of real victims. Some of this content may be confronting and upsetting. It took her 10 years to leave him. Ten years of being hit, kicked, choked, strangled. Ten years of hiding the abuse from the outside world. But the night he almost killed her, that was the night she left. It was her son's seventh birthday. Click here to read more at nzherald.co.nz.

“This is by no means an easy job, with the volunteers having to face very sensitive situations head on. Shine’s volunteers get a chance to make a real difference in the lives of people affected by domestic violence.”