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  1. Video for West Auckland residents on edge after reports of gunshot
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    West Auckland residents on edge after reports of gunshot

    One resident says a man and woman were arguing at a property in Glen Eden and there was a gun involved.

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    New law change for domestic violence survivors

    Victims will be able to get support from their employers without worrying about losing their jobs. It comes after research has shown NZ to have the highest rate of violence towards women in the developed world.

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    More support needed for victims of violent crime

    The victims of violent and heinous crimes have responded in the latest government survey on the criminal justice system, most of whom have said more often than not, the justice system is failing to provide sufficient support for them and their families.  

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    PREMIERE: NRG Rising puts spotlight on impact of domestic abuse

    NZ female reggae band, NRG Rising is shining the spotlight on issues of domestic violence. The band says their song I Cry talks about their personal experiences around domestic violence and depression.

  5. Video for Stretched services call for more funding
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    Stretched services call for more funding

    Auckland Women’s Refuge are calling for more government funding to ensure they can adequately assist the thousands affected by family violence.  Advocacy Supporter Megan Grace says Christmas is the busiest time of the year for Women’s Refuges and resources are stretched.

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    Colonisation trauma linked to family violence- Report  

    A new report by the prime minister's chief science advisor says it is possible to prevent and end family violence in New Zealand.  The report, titled Every 4 Minutes, acknowledges the link between the trauma of colonisation and prejudice to the high rates of family violence and incarceration among Māori.

  7. Video for New law to curb family violence
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    New law to curb family violence

    The Family Violence Amendment Act comes into effect today. Strangulation, coerced marriage and assault on a person in a family relationship will now be recognised as offences. 

  8. Video for Legislation changes to fight domestic violence
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    Legislation changes to fight domestic violence

    Strangulation, coerced marriage and assault on a person in a family relationship will now be recognised as offences under the Family Violence Amendment Act.  The new provisions will come into effect on Monday.

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    Solving NZ's family violence crisis

    New Zealand has the highest rate of reported violence towards women in the developed world with NZ Police attending a family violence-related call out every four minutes.  Is enough being done at a government level to solve this issue?

  10. Video for A new strategy to combat family and sexual violence
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    A new strategy to combat family and sexual violence

    For the first time, chief executives from across the public service will be taking collective steps to end family and sexual violence in New Zealand. 

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