Focus on Politics for 11 May 2018
The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised her Government will bring down the rates of child poverty, and wants to address one of the key drivers of that - family violence. New Zealand's domestic violence rate is staggering high - with the police attending an incident every five minutes in 2016. The Government this week announced a big funding boost for the providers of family violence services around the country - but is it enough? Here's our Deputy Political Editor, Chris Bramwell.