Taskforce for Action on Violence within Families
The Taskforce for Action on Violence within Families (the Taskforce) was established in June 2005 to lead and co-ordinate interagency action to address family violence, including abuse and neglect of children and older persons.
The Taskforce consists of key decision-makers from the government and non-government sectors, the judiciary and Crown agencies.
This site provides information about the Taskforce, including Taskforce membership, the Ministerial Group on Family Violence and Sexual Violence, and the Māori Reference Group and the Pacific Advisory Group that support the work of the Taskforce.
The vision of the Taskforce is that all families and whānau have healthy, respectful stable relationships, free from violence.
This is the vision that the Taskforce has been working towards since 2005.