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  1. Video for Department of Corrections denies use of "solitary confinement" in NZ
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    Department of Corrections denies use of "solitary confinement" in NZ

    The Department of Corrections says solitary confinement is not used in New Zealand prisons, 

  2. Video for Australia look to Māori model to reduce indigenous incarceration
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    Australia look to Māori model to reduce indigenous incarceration

    Reducing indigenous incarceration rates in Australia has seen a working group from various Corrections units in Australia take note on how New Zealand prisons use Māori culture to reduce re-offending.

  3. Video for Employers encouraged to hire offenders
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    Employers encouraged to hire offenders

    Corrections is ramping up its efforts around the country to get employers to hire offenders, giving them a second chance at life through its release to work scheme.

  4. Video for Ex Māori inmate advocates for prison system change
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    Ex Māori inmate advocates for prison system change

    A former Tongariro prison inmate is advocating for change in the prison system to ensure tikanga Māori for rehabilitation and re-integration of prisoners on release, is properly practised.  Aperahama Anihana claims that tikanga Māori was not being upheld when he was in the prison's Māori unit.

  5. Video for Kaumātua honoured posthumously for Corrections' work
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    Kaumātua honoured posthumously for Corrections' work

    The late Tihema 'Des' Ripi was honoured today by the Waitematā Road Policing Group for whom he served as the kaumātua until he passed away earlier this year. Inspector Trevor Beggs says he was the ultimate negotiator in conflict resolution.

  6. Moana Fox and whānau at award ceremony - Photo / Supplied
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    Māori Corrections Officer wins Minister's Excellence Award

    "At the end of the day we all want to get home to our whānau - all of us."  Moana Fox (Ngāpuhi) has received the Minister’s Excellence Award, an award for newly-graduated Corrections Officers who have demonstrated leadership qualities. This week she started her new job at Arohata Prison.

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    New partnership to help 150 offenders seek employment

    Corrections has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with New Zealand Labour Hire to help find jobs for 150 released prisoners and offenders across the country.

  8. Video for Parolee on the run claims he will hand himself in
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    Parolee on the run claims he will hand himself in

    EXCLUSIVE: Over two weeks have passed since the police issued a warrant for the arrest of Chris Ngarino after he removed his electronic bracelet.  Today an emotional Ngarino spoke on the reason for his actions and his plan to give himself in.

  9. Video for More Māori officers needed for Māori prisoners
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    More Māori officers needed for Māori prisoners

    The Department of Corrections is calling for more Māori workers in an effort to help reduce the Māori prison population.

  10. Video for Prison training incentive should match minimum wage - Green MP
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    Prison training incentive should match minimum wage- Green MP

    The Green Party Corrections spokesperson David Clendon says wages paid to prisoners training or working within prisons are below par. This follows Corrections' latest push urging employers to give work-ready offenders a job as part of its strategy to reduce re-offending.

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