“We’ve lost so much but our family is safe and thanks to the kindness of others, we’ll get through this,” says Sheryl Richardson, after Cyclone Gabrielle devastated her Uawa property. Mother and daughter Sheryl and Steff Richardson (Ngāi Tahu, Ngati Mutunga) live on Tauwhareparae Road near Tolaga Bay.
The Family Violence Death Review Committee is calling for an after-care system to support whānau affected by family violence homicide.Read More
It was a rollercoaster of emotions for Leo Hunter and Alys Mauheni from the Gisborne Hospital services team during an eleventh-hour, two-day patient transfer, following Cyclone Gabrielle. Patients who had just received chemotherapy needed to return home to Wharekahika and didn’t feel comfortable flying.Read More