Child abuse reaches five-year high
NZ Herald 5 May 2015
Confirmed cases of abuse reported to Child Youth and Family hit a five-year high in Wanganui last year.
Child, Youth and Family found evidence of abuse in more cases last year than in each of the previous four years, official figures reveal.
Wairarapa child abuse cases peak
NZ Herald 4 May 2015
Wairarapa has hit a five-year high for child abuse reporting — which could mean more people are seeking help.
The number of notifications of abuse made to Child, Youth and Family’s Wairarapa office hit a five-year high last year, according to official figures.