Kaitaia-based Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis, who made eliminating sexual and domestic violence one of his priorities when elected in 2014, took part in a White Ribbon march in Hastings yesterday. Men had to stand up and take control of the issue, he said.
“Women have been carrying this burden for way too long. Coming up to Christmas, the best gift we can give our children is to love their mothers,” he said.
In Auckland, White Ribbon marchers walked up Queen St to Myers Park for a rally.
At Tauranga on Tuesday, 25 White Ribbon riders motored into the Papamoa Plaza to cheers from a crowd of about 50 people. Chief victims advisor to the Government Dr Kim McGregor said it was important that men continued to campaign against violence against women. Read more »