Women's refuge comment on $10m for sexual violence services
Women's refuge comment on $10m for sexual violence
Women's refuge applauds the government for
responding to the clear need for more support for sexual
violence services in nz. It is a big win for the
We know this need is real because a significant
number of our clients suffer sexual violence in their
relationships, says it's chief executive Heather
We hope this funding boost signals a wider
commitment from government to better resource other front
line services dealing with violence.
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Greens: Oil Drilling Face-Off With Labour
The plan is the second component of the Party’s environmental priority this election: Rivers clean enough to swim in again, and beaches safe from oil spills.
The Green Party loves New Zealand and will create a cleaner environment where our beaches remain open for swimming, not closed for oil spills.
The key policy points in the Green Party’s plan to protect our beaches from oil spills are to:
1. Prohibit deep sea oil drilling;
2. Implement compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping;
3. Build Maritime New Zealand’s oil spill response capability; and
4. Introduce a stronger legal framework so that when accidents do happen, the New Zealand taxpayer does not have to pay for the clean-up. More>>
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