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  1. Video for $133m to break Māori re-offending and imprisonment cycle
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    $133m to break Māori re-offending and imprisonment cycle

    A total of $133 million will focus on breaking the cycle of Māori re-offending and imprisonment, with an added Whānau Ora approach to reduce Māori prison numbers. A further $131 million will be spent to lift outcomes for people who interact with the justice system.      

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    Govt spends $98m on kaupapa Māori approach to tackle reoffending

    The $98 million investment into kaupapa Māori and whānau-centered initiatives are expected to help break the cycle of Māori reoffending and imprisonment.  

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    Inmates unjustly treated by corrections staff

    A veteran prison social worker supports an inmate's claim he has been unjustly treated by Corrections staff.

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    The right to vote from behind bars

    An urgent inquiry into the rights of prisoners to vote is underway in Wellington.  A former prisoner and now advocate recalls being in jail during the 2014 election.  At the time she couldn't understand why voting privileges were taken away from New Zealand prisoners. 

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    Corrections apologises for Māori nationalist group comments

    The Department of Corrections has apologised for minutes recorded in a forum almost two years ago naming Māori nationalist groups alongside Islamic extremists and other far-right and violent political groups as a threat to public safety.

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