Domestic violence goes both ways, study finds

NZ Herald 19 Aug 06 Where only one partner in a relationship is violent, it is more likely to be the woman, University of Otago researchers have found. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10396934

Teenager builds life of crime

He’s 16 and has 60 charges for theft and assault, and the Children’s Commissioner believes harsh sentences are not effective for young criminals like him. Despite numerous stays in Child, …

Teenager builds life of crime

Dominion Post 17 August 2006 He’s 16 and has 60 charges for theft and assault, and the Children’s Commissioner believes harsh sentences are not effective for young criminals like him. …

‘Snowflake’ Adoptions Hailed

Focus on the Family Citizen Link 16 Aug 06 Hundreds of thousands of frozen embryos could be born. The National Embryo Adoption Awareness Campaign is in full swing around the …

‘Snowflake’ Adoptions Hailed

Focus on the Family Citizen Link 16 Aug 06 Hundreds of thousands of frozen embryos could be born. The National Embryo Adoption Awareness Campaign is in full swing around the …

Bully game ‘disgusting’

Waikato Times 12 Aug 06 A new video game that encourages playground bullying has been branded “disgusting” by a Hamilton social worker. Primary schools social worker Naomi Hesseling has seen …

Parents scare kids off crime with police ID database

The Press 12 Aug 06 Parents desperate to scare their children off crime are letting police take the youngsters’ finger and palm prints for a juvenile print database. http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3761992a11,00.html