Media Statement: Support for all council staff
Hawke's Bay Regional Council - media statement
The Chair of the Regional Council attaches a
letter agreed to and signed by all Regional Councillors
expressing unreserved support for all staff of Hawke’s Bay
The previous media statement is also
endorsed by all Regional Councillors and the Chairman of the
There will be no further comment in
addition to this statement.
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On The Inadequate Response To Sexual Violence Prevention
On combatting sexual violence, the government has finally begun to undo some of the problems that were of its own making. Early in March, ACC launched the Integrated Services for Sensitive Claims scheme – a package aimed at improving the attitudes of ACC staff towards sexual violence victims, and offering them more substantive support.
Hopefully, this will help to reverse the damage done with the insensitive, punitive ACC policy put in place by the incoming Key government in 2009, which in some parts of New Zealand, saw 90 per cent of sexual violence victims being turned away by ACC. More>>
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