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  1. Video for Corrections apologises for Māori nationalist group comments
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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.

  2. Video for Implementing tikanga Māori rehabilitation across all prisons
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    Implementing tikanga Māori rehabilitation across all prisons

    Minister of Corrections, Kelvin Davis is currently seeking collaborative approaches with iwi leaders to find solutions to the Māori prison population problem.

  3. Video for SERCO officer refuses to remove shoes in wharenui
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    SERCO officer refuses to remove shoes in wharenui

    Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has spoken out about SERCO and the need for them to review their policies on Māori protocols.  Last week at the funeral of legendary Māori guitarist Tama Renata, a correction officer refused to take their shoes off upon entering the ancestral meeting house at Hoani Waititi Marae.   

  4. Video for Ministers seek help to shape future for Māori education
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    Ministers seek help to shape future for Māori education

    A series of wānanga throughout the country will help shape the future for Māori education, Associate Education Minister, Kelvin Davis says. 

  5. Video for Corrections forced to apologise for banning offenders from course
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    Corrections forced to apologise for banning offenders from course

    Corrections has been forced to apologise for banning offenders from a course designed to help rehabilitate them- despite the government's sweeping justice reform which aims to reduce recidivism rates.

  6. Video for PAPA protest Waikēria Prison expansion
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    PAPA protest Waikēria Prison expansion

    Prisoner advocacy group People against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) are opposing Government plans to build a new 500-bed high-security prison in Waikēria. Today protesters rallied outside of Parliament.

  7. Video for 'Those are our people Kelvin' - former inmate hits out at Corrections Minister
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    'Those are our people Kelvin'- former inmate hits out at Corrections Minister

    The Government dialed back Nationals policy to build a 3000-bed mega-prison in Waikeria. But the watered down version still isn't cutting it according to former inmate Feke Taito.

  8. Video for Penal Reform League President says Corrections CEO needs to move on
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    Penal Reform League President says Corrections CEO needs to move on

    The President of the Sir Peter Williams QC Penal Reform League says Corrections CEO Ray Smith needs to go. Lady Heeni Phillips-Williams believes the Minister of Corrections, Kelvin Davis is not being adequately prepared by Smith and his team and her concerns go far back as 2016 when Smith presented before Select Committee.

  9. Video for Prison population reduction plan unrealistic says criminologist
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    Prison population reduction plan unrealistic says criminologist

    Nothing will come of the government's agenda to lower prisoner rates says former criminal and current professor of criminology at The University of Canterbury.

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    Mixed iwi reaction to new 600 bed prison

    There's mixed reaction by iwi to the government's plan to build a new 600 bed facility at Waikeria Prison in Waikato, to relieve pressure on the growing prison population. 

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