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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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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    Report reveals immediate action needed for Māori reoffending

    The Waitangi Tribunal has ruled that the Crown is in breach of its Treaty obligations by failing to prioritise reducing the high rates of Māori reoffending.  The Tū Mai te Rangi Report, released today, says the situation is urgent and requires immediate action by the Crown.

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    Call for independent inquiry into Springhill riot

    No Pride in Prisons is calling for an independent inquiry into the Spring Hill riot.  The Prisoner advocacy group say they have grave concerns about the recent Corrections report into the 2013 rampage that revealed several issues before the flare-up. 

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    Serco contract ends at the Mount

    Serco's contract for the management of Auckland's Mt Eden Corrections Facility comes to an end today.

  7. Video for Kiingitanga and Corrections unite to assist Māori offenders
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    Kiingitanga and Corrections unite to assist Māori offenders

    In a historic first the Kiingitanga has signed an accord with Corrections to reduce recidivism and reintegrate released prisoners with affiliations to the Kiingitanga. King Tuheitia's private secretary, Te Rangihīroa Whakaruru says the agreement changes the way the Kiingitanga does business with the government department. 

  8. Video for It’s cruel degrading treatment of prisoners – Kelvin Davis
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    It’s cruel degrading treatment of prisoners – Kelvin Davis

    Labour MP Kelvin Davis is condemning Corrections following an investigation which reveals the department has broken the law with the inhuman treatment of prisoners. The Chief Ombudsmen has released a report which includes incidents where tie down beds or waist restraints were used to manage severely at-risk prisoners.

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    Corrections Inspectorate to be strengthened- Minister

    The Corrections Inspectorate is to be strengthened with a package of measures designed to increase transparency and provide assurance on the running of our prisons.

  10. Video for Dispute over Corrections $10, 000 OIA request bill
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    Dispute over Corrections $10, 000 OIA request bill

    Prison advocacy group No Pride in Prisons is disputing a OIA request fee by Corrections of nearly $10,000. Spokesperson Emilie Rākete says their request to release reports into human rights abuse in New Zealand prisons is of public interest and should be met by the department.

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