Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Response to the Glenn Inquiry People’s Report

Response to the Glenn Inquiry People’s Report.


The Canterbury Family Violence Collaboration today welcomed the release of the Glenn Inquiry “People’s report “.

The Collaboration’s Steering Group Chair Lois Herbert said the messages contained in this report are essential reading for anyone interested in keeping our children and families safe and healthy. Mrs Herbert paid tribute to all those victims, perpetrators and front-line workers who had the courage to come forward and tell their stories.

The Canterbury Family Violence Strategy is based on the premise that inter-agency collaboration focusing on improving the lives of children and families is a very positive way to make a difference. This is also identified in the Glenn report as one of the areas that is working well.

“In Canterbury the strength of our collaboration is that it runs across all sectors of society, and includes both Government and Non-governmental agencies” Mrs Herbert said.

The Collaboration has five strategic areas in which Work Streams take action, these include:

Co-ordinated Crisis Response, Prevention, Youth, Staff Learning and Development and Housing. These Work Streams are currently planning and delivering many projects across the family violence sector. Some recent examples include shared family violence training across organisations and agencies, research and education in local high schools to promote the youth voice within the sector and targeted multimedia prevention campaigns.

These Work Streams are the front-line of the Collaboration, which is developing a long-term strategy which puts the welfare of the victims and their families at the very centre.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell:
On War Crimes And The Afghan Insurgency

Truly, with friends like former defence Minster Wayne Mapp, the SAS does not need enemies. At the very least, the Hit and Run book has raised the possibility that the New Zealand SAS committed war crimes in the attack they led in Afghnistan upon the villages of Naik and Khak Khuday Dad...

Mapp’s attempted defence of the SAS on RNZ this morning unintentionally indicated that collective punishment was baked into the planning exercise for the raid, and also into how the raid proceeded on the ground. More>>

 
 

Little Heading For Court: Apology Over Donation/Hotel Contract Claims Not Accepted

Today I want to publicly apologise unreservedly to Mr Hagaman for any hurt, embarrassment or adverse reflection on his reputation which may have resulted from my various media statements. I have offered that apology to the Hagamans. More>>

ALSO:

Biscuit Tin Of Democracy: World Heritage Site Protection, Ombudsman and Equal Pay Bills Drawn

On Thursday, 23 March 2017 three places are available on the Order Paper for the first reading of a Member’s bill. The ballot was held, and resulted in the following bills being drawn... More>>

ALSO:

Emissions Plan: NZ Needs More Science, More Trees, Fewer Beasts

A combination of technology breakthroughs, much more plantation forestry, and a big switch away from pastoral, particularly dairy farming, are identified as the key elements of any approach New Zealand takes to reducing its carbon emissions to a net zero level, according to a new report sponsored by the New Zealand chapter of GLOBE, a multi-party, global parliamentary grouping. More>>

ALSO:

"Backed To Win Seats": Labour Māori Seat MPs Won't Stand On List

The Labour Party is backing a request from its Māori seat MPs to stand as electorate MPs only, says Labour Leader Andrew Little. More>>

OutsKey: John Key's Valedictory Speech

I rise to address this House for the very last time. It has been a huge privilege to have served the people of Helensville as their member of Parliament, and, of course, the people of New Zealand as their Prime Minister. More>>

ALSO:

Productivity Commission: New Models Of Tertiary Education Are Coming

The report is a broad-ranging inquiry into how well New Zealand’s tertiary education system is set up to respond to emerging trends in technology and the internationalisation of education, and changes in the structure of the population, and the skills needed in the economy and society... More>>

ALSO:

PM's Press Conference: Water Everywhere

Monday's Post-Cabinet press conference focused on water, with the Prime Minister fielding questions about the possibility pricing water taken for export. Mr English said the government was directing their water allocation technical advisory group to include export water in considerations. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news