Latest NZ homicides stats: 'disturbing' number of victims are children

Latest NZ homicides stats: 'disturbing' number of victims are children

Police announce most recent homicide statistics. Looking at the last ten years, 60% were family violence related, and 12% of victims were under the age of 5. Shine GM Jane Drumm makes the point that home is not a safe place for so many people - adults and children. And that there are so many more domestic violence related near-homicides.

Watch TVNZ story with interview of Jane Drumm

“Since I came to Shine's refuge I felt safe. The staff members are very welcoming and supportive. I know I have a place where I can feel safe and call home. The staff at Shine always help me with the things I need. They are amazing. THANK YOU. ” a Shine refuge client