Stories of hope and change

Change is Possible

Recently I had one of the best days I have ever had since joining the Police....

A Child with No Voice

“I am not one to ask or say too much, instead I will wait for others to see I want to talk or start to talk softly until some one notices that I want to talk...

Don’t Turn a Blind Eye

I am a midwife, and one story remains with me even though it's been years since it happened....

Tremain's story

My father's violence knew no bounds. He'd do whatever it took to hurt us children, punch us with fists, smash us with bottles, kick us, whack us with sticks...

We Do Choose Our Behaviours

I came up before the Judge, and the duty solicitor advised me to do an anger management course because that would bode well with him....

It Takes Just One Person…

I remember one day my father smashed my grandmother’s glass-topped table. After that my grandmother became an eagle-eyed woman....

Are You OK Weekend with Vic Tamati

I was at the boxing where my brother was fighting, a woman behind us in the queue asked if I was the guy on the ad. I asked her, what ad is that and she...

Ihaka

It’s not ok, what I do to Moana and the children. The kids would look at me and then the ad. I feel like a monster, the effects on them....