This discussion explores historical trauma and the impact of whānau violence on Māori. In this paper, when the authors speak of whānau violence, they are speaking to both the violence perpetrated by colonisation and the State upon whānau, and the violence that occurs within and...
A recent study has found that women experienced a wide range of types of online harassment including: unwanted contact, trolling, character assassinations, cyberbullying, sexual harassment and threats of physical violence, rape and death.
With Māori over-represented in family violence statistics as both victims and perpetrators, this paper identifies some key considerations for implementing violence prevention and intervention initiatives.
The New Zealand Taskforce for Action on Violence within Families recognises that to achieve zero tolerance and healthy relationships individuals, agencies and government departments must work cooperatively, with close involvement from whanau, hapu and iwi.