New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse

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Discussion paper

Pacific perspectives on family violence in Aotearoa New Zealand

Pacific populations in New Zealand have significant rates of family violence as both victims and perpetrators. The authors argue that holistic, collaborative, and collective approaches to addressing family violence for Pacific families are essential for their healing process.
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Historical trauma and whānau violence

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...
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Ethnic perspectives on family violence in Aotearoa New Zealand

This issues paper presents the current state of research on family violence in ethnic communities in New Zealand.
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Kaupapa Māori wellbeing framework: the basis for whānau violence prevention and intervention

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.
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Building collaborations to eliminate family violence: facilitators, barriers and good practice

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.