These data summaries are a collation of publicly available information about family violence. The most recent data summaries are available from this page. Previous data summaries can be found under archived material.
Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee definitions
Family Violence Death Review Committee definitions
Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki definitions
Ministry of Health definitions
New Zealand Police definitions
Protection Order application process flow chart (current in 2017)
Please note: An updated version of this flowchart was produced by Ministry of Justice in 2019
Research study data definitions
Some government agencies have published more recent data since 2017.
Understanding family violence statistics
Family violence statistics - international
NZFVC Data Summaries 2017: Family violence reports reach record high NZFVC news item, 26 Jun, 2017
Data Summaries from previous years
Data summaries published in previous years have been removed from this website and archived by the Clearinghouse.
Definitions documents related to previous years have also been removed.
See a list of archived material. These publications are available on request.