Watch the full trailer for Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer that left parents of murdered Reeva Steenkamp 'horrified'

The parents of Oscar Pistorius' murdered girlfriend are "horrified and upset" about an upcoming film from Reeva Steenkamp's own perspective on the events surrounding her death.

June and Barry Steenkamp say they have had nothing to do with the film Blade Runner Killer which attempts to tell the story of the deadly 2013 shooting in Pistorius' home.

The film reportedly heavily features the point of view of both June and Reeva, but the Steenkamp's say they had utterly no collaboration in the film, and did not even know it was being made. 

Watch the full trailer here.

"Any impression that is created that this is June's view, or that the movie is endorsed by the Steenkamp family, is untrue and incorrect," the Steenkamp's said in a statement.

The Steenkamp's said they are still mourning for their daughter. 

A trailer for Blade Runner Killer was released on Monday, revealing clip of Pistorius shooting four shots into his locked bathroom door, seemingly believing the person inside was an intruder, not Reeva Steenkamp.

Pistorius is serving a six-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Steenkamp in his house in the early hours of Valentine's Day 2013.

He has always maintained he mistook her for an intruder.

Pistorius was the first double-amputee to race at Olympic level, in the 2012 London games.



'Around the wrong way' - campaigner demands sweeping changes to prevent Kiwi kids suffering violent deaths

Family violence campaigner Merepeka Raukawa-Tait is calling for more resources to be put into struggling families to prevent the violent deaths of New Zealand children.

Ms Raukawa-Tait spoke yesterday at the inquest into the horrific death of Taupo toddler Moko Rangitoheriri, saying nothing has been improved for children in New Zealand since the death of Nia Glassie 10 years ago.

She is calling for sweeping changes to be made to the way government agencies deal with cases of child abuse.

"We've got it around the wrong way," Ms Raukawa-Tait told TVNZ1's Breakfast programme this morning.

"Why aren't we getting into these homes early enough, putting the right people there?"

Between 2007 and 2015, 94 children were killed in New Zealand.

Ms Raukawa-Tait says the government is putting millions of dollars worth of resources into dealing with the aftermath of child abuse, but instead should be putting that into preventing it.

"We've got to make the necessary changes. Otherwise we're going to continue to get this parade of children dying in our country but we don't do that."

"Plucking" children from their homes is not addressing the abuse or helping change families, she says.

"Eventually those children will return home or other children will be born to those homes so it is the homes where the resources must go."

She says the country needs to reframe how it classes certain families in New Zealand.

"All families aren't mad, bad and sad. But what they are doing is living in struggle street every day; they're never getting any breathing space."

Family violence campaigner Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says resources need to go to preventing violence, not dealing with its aftermath. Source: Breakfast

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Fashion great Vivienne Westwood's odd advice for maintaining youthful appearance

World renowned fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has offered up her secret for maintaining a youthful appearance at 76.

Speaking after her husband's show during Paris Fashion Week, she said that people shouldn't "wash too much" if they want to maintain youthful-looking skin.

Her husband, Andreas then chipped in, saying that Vivienne "only takes a bath every week, that's why she looks so radiant".

If you follow the 76-year-old's advice, you might look good, but people might not want to sit that close to you. Source: Breakfast


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