Crime Safety and Violence Prevention
The 0800 Family Violence Information Line (0800 456 450) provides self-help information and connects people to services where appropriate. It is available seven days a week, from 9am to 11pm, with an after-hours message redirecting callers in the case of an emergency.
Family Works Northern helps build strong families and helps children and their families to learn, grow and thrive. They help with counselling, group programmes and family violence prevention.
Māori Wardens work to create safer communities, encourage and assist rangatahi, and support whānau following the guiding principles of respect, awhi, aroha, and whānaungatanga.
Responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice within New Zealand, including Criminal, Civil and Family Courts.