The New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey released today highlights a sad reality for thousands of victims, says Victim Support Researcher Dr Petrina Hargrave. The survey revealed sobering figures, showing that 30 per cent of adults experienced one or more offences last year. For Māori,......
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Victim Support is an independent incorporated society that provides a free 24 / 7 community response to help victims of serious crime and trauma. Volunteers are at the heart of our service.
Our free service provides emotional and practical support, information, referral to other support services and advocacy for the rights of victims. This support helps victims find strength, hope and safety in the face of grief and trauma at what may be the worst time of their life.