loved one is killed through dangerous driving or careless firearm use.
A court attendance allowance for sexual violence victims.
An emergency grant for economically disadvantaged victims who need assistance but have no income to pay for it.
The new entitlements take the total number of services funded by the offender levy to 13.
A new Victims Centre began operating on July 1. This one-stop shop will oversee government-funded services and support for victims. The centre will develop and implement a new victims code to help victims understand their rights, services available and the complaints process. For more information phone 07 886 5554 or email upston. sthwaikato@ parliament. govt.nz.