"I don't think I, and most of us in New Zealand, deserve it."
A further 100,000 experience "psychological violence".
"A lot of his views have been used against us."
The recommendation was originally made after the brutal murder of Rotorua toddler Nia Glassie.
"I'm good with money, but yeah it's not enough."
Violence in the Hawke's Bay has fueled the debate again.
The annual report assesses how New Zealand is progressing socially.
"To have to pay my abuser, it'd be like a family having to pay someone who's murdered a family member.’
The Ministry of Social Development owes $1.4 million in housing costs.