This story contains many examples of tactics of power and control: including isolation, mindgames, intimidation, financial, verbal & physical abuse
Local It's not OK campaign champions have been videoed talking about the role they play in their communities to prevent family violence.
News from the It's not OK Campaign for June to September 2016
After a series of violent and frightening events one of my daughters, who was seven at the time, said “Mum, we have to leave”.
Things have changed for the better at He Tauaa Hawks Rugby League Club in the past year. The players and refs are happier, and the sideline abuse has dropped.
"The hardest part was breaking through the mental abuse that drained me to a point where it was hard to think for myself let alone ask for help."