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  1. Video for Govt to consider $1bil prison expansion
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    Govt to consider $1bil prison expansion

    The government is considering whether or not to go ahead with a proposed $1bil expansion of South Waikato's Waikeria Prison to accommodate New Zealand's growing prison population.

  2. Video for We can never naturalise or normalise the prison – Dr Tracey McIntosh
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    We can never naturalise or normalise the prison – Dr Tracey McIntosh

    A proposal by the Labour-led Government to spend $1 billion on a new prison in the Waikato region has caused outrage from 32 leading academics urging the Government to stop building more prisons. 

  3. Video for King Tuheitia launches new Iwi Māori Panel
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    King Tuheitia launches new Iwi Māori Panel

    The Waikato region has established an iwi Māori Panel aimed at reducing incarceration rates among Māori. The panels, which are in high demand across the country, focus on an offender's genealogy, whānau, income, and background in order to understand why they commit a crime.

  4. Video for Kiwi detainees deported from Australia
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    Kiwi detainees deported from Australia

    Minister of Corrections Kelvin Davis says claims that Kiwi detainees in Australia are being offered cash incentives to return to New Zealand but not receiving any monies was a matter for the Australian Government.

  5. Video for Kelvin Davis for change in corrections - Former Parole Board member
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    Kelvin Davis for change in corrections- Former Parole Board member

    A former member of the New Zealand parole board says that Kelvin Davis will help bring down the stats around Māori incarceration as the deputy leader of Labour has already admitted he has interests in taking the ministerial portfolio for Corrections.

  6. 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, 

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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