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  1. Video for Ngāti Whātua elder calls for more iwi participation in prisoner rehabilitation
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    Ngāti Whātua elder calls for more iwi participation in prisoner rehabilitation

    Ngāti Whātua elder and tikanga advisor Dame Naida Glavish is calling for more iwi participation in the rehabilitation of Māori prisoners. This follows the opening of the new $300 million wing at Paremoremo prison. Glavish says a multiple-support approach is needed to rehabilitate Māori inmates.

  2. Video for Youth voice important for Justice reforms - lawyer
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    Youth voice important for Justice reforms- lawyer

    Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced the Safe and Effective Justice Programme Advisory Group tasked with reforming the "broken justice system". Lawyer and panel member Julia Whaipooti says youth need to be at the forefront of these discussions to ensure outcomes for Māori.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Video for Rally at parliament against Waikeria prison expansion
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    Rally at parliament against Waikeria prison expansion

    Campaigners say alternative measures need to be taken instead of spending $750mil on the construction.

  7. Video for Mixed iwi reaction to new 600 bed prison
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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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    Waikeria gets new 500-bed prison, mental health facility

    A new 500-bed prison and the country’s first 100-bed mental health facility will be built at the Waikato prison of Waikeria by 2022. This will replace the 100-year-old high-security “top jail”, which will be closed down.

  9. Video for Government to reveal plans for Waikeria Prison
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    Government to reveal plans for Waikeria Prison

    This afternoon, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis will reveal the government's plans for Waikeria Prison.

  10. Video for Prison reform group spreads its branches
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    Prison reform group spreads its branches

    A prison reform group has opened two new branches in Northland and Auckland with a focus on te reo and tikanga programmes to rehabilitate inmates.  The branches have been established as part of the Sir Peter Williams QC Penal Reform League.   

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