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Audience Advisory

Better Than This is an NZ Herald series focusing on family violence in New Zealand. It centres on men's violence towards women looking at the causes, victims, abusers and the people working hard to curb the epidemic. 

Where to go for help or more information:
• Women's Refuge: Free national crisis line operates 24/7 - 0800 REFUGE or 0800 733 843
• Shine, free national helpline 9am- 11pm every day - 0508 744 633 
• It's Not Ok: Information line 0800 456 450 
• Shakti: Providing specialist cultural services for African, Asian and Middle Eastern women and their children. Crisis line 24/7 0800 742 584
• Ministry of Justice: 
• National Network of Stopping Violence: 
• White Ribbon: Aiming to eliminate men's violence towards women, focusing this year on sexual violence and the issue of consent.