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    Minister to meet with Serco

    Minister of Corrections Sam Lotu-Iiga will be meeting with Serco bosses today, and will no doubt be addressing the allegations of fight clubs and alcohol consumption in Mount Eden Prison.

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    Sparks continue to fly over prison debate

    The debate surrounding the issues within Mount Eden prison has sparked up once again today.  This follows from the heated exchange between Labour's Kelvin Davis and the Minister of Corrections in the House yesterday. 

  3. Video for Correction Minister claims Mt Eden is NZ's highest performing prison
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    Correction Minister claims Mt Eden is NZ's highest performing prison

    The content of a Select Committee meeting with Corrections has been given exclusively to Te Kāea and shows concerns about inmate fighting at Mount Eden Prison were raised previously.

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    Kelvin Davis accuses Minister of Corrections of lying

    "The Minister of Corrections is lying."  That's the claim of Labour's corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis after the Minister insisted that he was not made aware of fight clubs within prisons until last week.

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    New prison opens in South Auckland

    Auckland South Corrections Facility is the new prison that opened today in Wiri, South Auckland.

  6. Video for TWoA joins with Department of Corrections to launch Te Waharoa
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    TWoA joins with Department of Corrections to launch Te Waharoa

    Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has joined forces with the Department of Corrections to educate Māori prisoners and reduce Māori reoffending.  Their goal is to slash the reoffending rates by more than a third by 2017 through their new programme, Te Waharoa.

  7. Video for Corrections Department persevere to lower recidivism rate
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    Corrections Department persevere to lower recidivism rate

    Of almost 9000 prisoners, over half are Māori, and keeping them from returning to prison is proving to be a challenge for Corrections Department in achieving its 25% reduction in re-offending. 

  8. Video for Prisoners to use audio visual technology to contact families
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    Prisoners to use audio visual technology to contact families

    Prisoners are set to be able to use audio visual technology from inside prisons that will allow them to have video conferences with their families, a first for the New Zealand prison system. 

  9. Video for Department of Corrections ban prisoners from possessing pounamu pendants
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    Department of Corrections ban prisoners from possessing pounamu pendants

    The Māori Party has called for a meeting with the Corrections Minister following a decision to ban prisoners from possessing pounamu and manaia pendants. 

  10. Video for Govt rejects notion of unfair treatment of Māori by justice system
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    Govt rejects notion of unfair treatment of Māori by justice system

    The Government is rejecting suggestions that Māori are being unfairly targeted in the police or corrections systems.

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