A bill introducing safeguards for children and victims of sexual violence giving evidence has passed its third reading in Parliament.
If you are in immediate danger, call '111'
Kia ora, welcome to the New Zealand Government website for people affected by crime.
If you or your family or whānau have been affected by crime you can get support to help you deal with the practical and emotional effects of the crime and information to help you understand the legal process.
A number of proposed legislative changes focus on intervening earlier to prevent further violence.
The Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Bill has passed its third reading in Parliament.
Dwelling burglaries have been raised to a priority offence in response to an increase in burglary rates over the past year.
Early identification, support and safety planning will reduce harm for those at risk of family violence.