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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On The Reserve Bank And Auckland Housing
The ‘crisis – what crisis?’ response by the government to the Auckland housing price bubble is no longer acceptable.
So says Reserve Bank governor Grant Spencer – who used unusually frank language in his speech and subsequent interviews yesterday to call for a capital gains tax, and to generally chastise central and local government for their inaction on a threat to the country’s economic health and financial stability.
That threat has been real for some time. The housing price bubble has already created a currency bubble... Undaunted, the government keeps calling this situation a success story. More>>