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Penal Reform League President says Corrections CEO needs to move on

By Kawekōrero

The President of the Sir Peter Williams QC Penal Reform League says Corrections CEO Ray Smith needs to go. Lady Heeni Phillips-Williams believes the Minister of Corrections, Kelvin Davis is not being adequately prepared by Smith and his team and her concerns go far back as 2016 when Smith presented before Select Committee.


Opposition mounting against $bil Waikato mega-prison

By Mānia Clarke

Opposition is mounting against the $1bil mega-prison planned for Waikeria. 1,300 letters from community organisation Action Station have been sent to Justice Minister Andrew Little and Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis to stop the build. 

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