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...