Hidden harm

It's a form of violence so extreme, a new offence had to be created to stamp it out – but despite weekly reports of strangulations, only a few Queenstowners have been held to account. Central Lakes Family Services (formerly Jigsaw)...

Violence rise

Pressure is mounting on Wakatipu's family violence support service, as the number of clients skyrockets. In the past 11 months Jigsaw Central Lakes has worked with 580 people – a staggering 48 per cent more than in the full previous...

Abuse outcry

Queenstown family harm victims are returning to abusive exes due to a lack of financial support, a situation Jigsaw manager Fiona Young calls "heartbreaking". Young's preparing to meet with Immigration NZ officials next month to push for more support for...