Women’s Refuge is delighted that Teuila Blakely has selected it to be her charity of choice in her new role as a contestant on TV3’s Dancing with the Stars. “Teulia is one of New Zealand’s premiere acting talents. Best known for her roles in Shortland Street and Sione’s Wedding, I have no doubt she will do as superbly on the dance floor as she does on the screen,” said Dr Ang Jury, Chief Executive. “Women’s Refuge is always looking for inspiring people... Read more
Women's Refuge has welcomed the release today of a Police Evaluation Report in to Police Safety Orders (PSOs).
"We have a real interest in how PSOs are impacting on lives of women, children and families experiencing domestic violence” said Dr Ang Jury, Chief Executive.
Women's Refuge were supportive of the introduction of PSOs into New Zealand in July 2010.
“While it has always been our position that PSOs are an important part of the police response to domestic violence, we have... Read more
Police are continuing to make improvements to the implementation and administration of Police Safety Orders (PSOs) says Family Violence Manager, Inspector Fleur De Bes of the National Prevention Centre. "New Zealand Police are always striving to improve our victim-focus and ongoing work programme to address family violence," says Inspector De Bes. "PSOs are a valuable tool to help Police protect family violence victims, and we are focused on delivering staff training and consistency... Read more