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Issue 2October 2011
In This Issue
New resources
In the news
Upcoming events
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Kia ora and welcome to newsletter No. 2 from the NZFVC.  The links in this newsletter will take you to the NZFVC's new website.


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If you have visited the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse website recently, you will see that it has changed! The NZFVC at its new location and the redesigned website will be officially launched on Thursday 10 November. You are invited. Download the invitation. Please RSVP by 2 November 2011. 


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New resources
Here are just some of the books, reports, journal articles and other resources added to the NZFVC libary this month. The Read summary / Request this item links will take you to more information about the item on the  NZFVC website. Other links will take you to other websites to access online resources. Please contact us if any links are broken.  

 Creating change : for people working to prevent family violence in New Zealand
by Campaign for Action on Family Violence. Wellington, N.Z.:  Campaign for Action on Family Violence,March 2011.72 p.  (PDF 2.6MB)
ISBN: 9780478335286  
Other Title: Creating change toolkit.
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Available online: Click here to access online 

Finding safety: provision of specialised domestic violence and refuge services for women who currently find it difficult to access mainstream services: disabled women, older women, sex workers and women with mental illness and/or drug and alcohol problems as a result of domestic violence 
by Hager, Debbie. [Wellington, N.Z.].:  [Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, 2011. 69 p.
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The power of mothers
by Lash lie, Celia.Auckland, N.Z. :  HarperCollins,2010 .223 p. 
ISBN: 9781869508005 
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 Reducing barriers to support for women fleeing violence: a toolkit for supporting women with varying levels of mental wellness and substance use 
 [Vancouver, B.C.]:  BC Society of Transition Houses, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-9689694-6-5.
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Sophie's legacy: a mother's story of her family's loss and their quest for change
by Elliott, Lesley ; O'Brien, Bill.  Auckland, N.Z. : Longacre, 2011 .263 p. ISBN: 9781869795962.
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Journal articles


Alcohol involvement in aggression between intimate partners in New Zealand: a national cross-sectional study
byConnor, Jennie; Kypri, Kypros; Bell, Melanie L; Cousins, Kimberly.
BMJ Open, 2011, 1:e000065
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 Assault-related injury among young people aged 15-34 years that occurred in public places: deaths and hospital -treated injury
by Cassell, Erin ; Reid, Nicola; Clapperton, Angela; Khic, Houy-Prang; Kerr, Emily.
Hazard, no. 73 (Winter 2011): 1-26 (PDF, 3.5MB)
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Between a rock and a hard place: resident mothers and the moral dilemmas they face during custody disputes
by Elizabeth, Vivienne ; Gavey, Nicola ; Tolmie, Julia. 
Feminist Legal Studies, 2010, 18(1): 253-274
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Is 50:50 shared care a desirable norm following family separation? Raising questions about current family law practices in New Zealand
by Tolmie, Julia ; Elizabeth, Vivienne ; Gavey, Nicola.
New Zealand Universities Law Review, 2010, 24(1) : 136 - 166
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In the news



Australian Clearinghouse Leads Domestic Violence Workplace Project - 31 Oct, 2011

The Domestic Violence Workplace Rights and Entitlements Project 'Safe at Home,...
Select Committee Inquiry: Determinants of Wellbeing for Maori Children - 28 Oct, 2011
Public submissions are invited to the Māori Affairs Select Committee...


New Māori Caucus for Whānau Violence Prevention - 26 Oct, 2011
Te Kawerau ā Maki, Ngāti Whātua and Te Runanga ā Iwi o Ngāpuhi, along with...
Partnership Announced Between Shine* and Family Works - 26 Oct, 2011
Social service organisation Shine* - Safer Homes in New Zealand Everyday have...
Family Court Review - 17 Oct, 2011
In April 2011 the Government directed the Ministry of Justice to undertake a..
Upcoming events 
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