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  1. 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.

  3. 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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    Prisoners graduate from Howard League Literacy Programme

    Eight inmates at Auckland South Corrections Facility will graduate from a literacy programme run by the Howard League for penal reform.

  5. Video for Whānau look forward to birthday celebrations with Vicki Letele
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    Whānau look forward to birthday celebrations with Vicki Letele

    It's been reported the Parole Board has announced that cancer sufferer Vicki Letele is set to be released from the Auckland Region Women's Corrections Facility, so she can spend her last days with her family.

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    Inmates punished for performing haka

    Māori inmates have allegedly been punished for performing a haka in a South Auckland prison.

  7. Video for Effect of Māori in prisons similar to WWII losses
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    Effect of Māori in prisons similar to WWII losses

    A former prison worker says the generation of Māori men lost to prisons is similar to the losses Māori experienced during WW2.

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    Iwi supports Correction Department's recruitment of Māori into jobs

    Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust has come out in support of the Corrections Department's recruitment of Maori into careers within the department.  The Trust is working with the Ministry of Social Development and the Department of Corrections to fill some 350 Correction Officer vacancies nationally. 

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    Turia calls Collins ignorant

    Dame Tariana Turia has hit out at the decision by the Department of Corrections to stand down a volunteer with alleged gang connections. 58-year old Ngapari Nui had worked as a kaiwhakamana supporting Māori in prisons.

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    Yoga in Prisons to help inmates rehabilitate

    The inmates at Auckland Women's Regional Corrections Facility are uniting body, mind and soul as part of their rehabilitation through the Yoga in Prisons programme. The inmates say the classes are enjoyable and they value the calm it brings to what can sometimes be a very tense place.

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