11 May 2018

Focus on Politics for 11 May 2018

From Focus on Politics, 6:38 pm on 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.