Waikato woman tells her story of domestic abuse

Waikato woman tells her story of domestic abuse

Margaret hadn't cooked his tea, she hadn't done the dishes and she hadn't wiped down the bench. "I was just so, so tired. I lay on the bed with my filthy, dirty cowshed clothes on and went to sleep."
Bill came in at 11pm and saw the mess. Margaret had never, ever left the kitchen like that before. "He came down to the bedroom and he belted the s--- out of me."  Click here to read more on stuff.co.nz



“I’m the safest I’ve ever felt. I’m now sleeping through the night. I walk freely without fear. He knows there’s a whole lot of support for me and he can’t do it anymore.” a Shine client