New laws show extent of family violence

New laws show extent of family violence

Radio New Zealand's The Panel with Wallace Chapman discussed the shocking number of arrests being made as a result of the new family violence laws. Shine's General Manager Jane Drumm says not only does New Zealand have a high rate of family violence but that it's also extreme violence being perpetrated.

You can listen to the full interview here on Radio New Zealand.  

“"When I got to the Shine refuge with my boys, I felt an enormous weight lift off me. I realised how much anxiety and fear I had been carrying around for so long. Shine helped me get a Protection Order and Parenting Order against S. Within days, I began sleeping and eating normally again." ”