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Publications

If you’re a support worker, or your organisation has contact with victims of crime, the Victims Centre has a range of free publications available for order.

If you need any help ordering publications, email publications@justice.govt.nz or call 0800 587 847.

Publications for printing or ordering

About the Victims Code - summary guide [PDF, 419 KB] 

This booklet explains how you can expect to be treated if you are a victim of crime and summarises the principles and rights set out in the Victims Code.

You can order this as a printed brochure or print it as an A4 factsheet.

 Court services for victims

Court services for victims [PDF, 333 KB]

This pamphlet lets you know about Court Services for Victims, a service
specifically designed to help you through the court process.

You can get in contact with a Court Victim Advisor by calling 0800 650 654.

 

For people affected by crime [PDF, 637 KB]

Being a victim of crime can be a difficult, stressful and sometimes traumatic experience. This booklet explains the criminal justice system and the support you can get.

You can order this as a printed brochure or print it as an A4 factsheet.

 

For victims of sexual violence [PDF, 630 KB]

Sexual violence is an extremely serious crime. The effect can be traumatic and long lasting. This booklet explains what happens if you report the crime and what support you can get.

You can order this as a printed brochure or print it as an A4 factsheet.

 

For people affected by homicide [PDF, 638 KB]

Losing a loved one to homicide is an extremely traumatic experience. This booklet explains what support you can get and who you can ask for help.

You can order this as a printed brochure or print it as an A4 factsheet.

 victims-code

The Victims Code [PDF, 577 KB]

The Victims Code sets out how you can be expected to be treated when you are a victim of crime. The Victims Code also explains how you can make a complaint if you believe your rights are not being met.

You can order print copies of the Victims Code or print it as an A4 factsheet.

  restorative justice factsheet

Restorative justice for victims [PDF, 341 KB]

This factsheet has information on the restorative justice process for victims and how you can get involved.

You can order print copies or print it as an A4 factsheet.

These publications are also available in 10 translated languages.

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