Kōrero: Family violence

Once were warriors

Once were warriors

This is the cover of an edition of Alan Duff's best-selling novel, Once were warriors. It focused on the effects of family violence in a deprived Māori family. The depiction of the cycle of violence and its links to other social problems, such as alcohol abuse, unemployment and poverty, sparked controversy and debate in New Zealand. The book was the basis for an influential film of the same name, made in 1994.

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Random House

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Family violence - Defining family violence', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/28281/once-were-warriors (accessed 23 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 25 Jun 2024