Strengthening the Criminal Justice System for Victims survey

Closed 1 Mar 2019

Opened 4 Feb 2019


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The Hāpaitia te Oranga Tangata – Safe and Effective Justice programme wants to ensure that the needs of people who have experienced crime are at the heart of any reform of the criminal justice system.

This survey closed 1 March 2019.

Is the survey anonymous?

Participation in the survey is voluntary and anonymous. We do not ask for your name or any personal details.

Please do not name or identify other people – any answers with identifiable information or details about cases before the court cannot be used and will be deleted.

Who can participate?

We want to hear from anyone who has experienced a crime or knows someone who has, and people who work to support victims/survivors.

What will happen to my answers?

The information captured in the survey will be summarised and used to inform the Hāpaitia te Oranga Tangata – Safe and Effective Justice programme and its advice to Government on improving the system for victims/survivors.

What if I need help or want to talk to someone?

If you need support or help at any point, there are many support services that can help. Please contact the relevant provider listed on the last page of the survey or the Victim Information website.

Te Reo version

We also offer a Te Reo version of this survey:

Te Whakakaha i te Pūnaha Ture Taihara mō ngā Pārurenga


  • Anyone who has experienced a crime


  • Criminal justice system