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  1. Video for The right to vote from behind bars
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    The right to vote from behind bars

    People Against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) is demanding for prisoners to have the right to vote.

  2. Video for Father sentenced for accidentally shooting 2yo daughter
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    Father sentenced for accidentally shooting 2yo daughter

    Gustav Sanft has been sentenced four years and four months imprisonment for the manslaughter of his daughter Amokura Daniels-Sanft.

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    NATIVE AFFAIRS- Locking Up Māori

    A Department of Corrections spokesman admits the justice system is stacked against Māori. Māori make up 14 percent of the population. Yet, the current statistics are 51% of male prisoners are Māori and 57% of female prisoners are Māori. As a group, Māori have one of the highest rates of imprisonment in the developed world.

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    Ex Māori inmate advocates for prison system change

    A former Tongariro prison inmate is advocating for change in the prison system to ensure tikanga Māori for rehabilitation and re-integration of prisoners on release, is properly practised.  Aperahama Anihana claims that tikanga Māori was not being upheld when he was in the prison's Māori unit.

  5. Moana Fox and whānau at award ceremony - Photo / Supplied
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    Māori Corrections Officer wins Minister's Excellence Award

    "At the end of the day we all want to get home to our whānau - all of us."  Moana Fox (Ngāpuhi) has received the Minister’s Excellence Award, an award for newly-graduated Corrections Officers who have demonstrated leadership qualities. This week she started her new job at Arohata Prison.

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    Govt up-skill initiative sees former inmates gain employment

    Employers got the opportunity to see how they can provide jobs to offenders. Corrections Minister Louise Upston hosted an employer breakfast today showcasing Corrections training to address industry skills shortages to employers.

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    More Māori officers needed for Māori prisoners

    The Department of Corrections is calling for more Māori workers in an effort to help reduce the Māori prison population.

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    Vicki Letele loses battle to cancer

    Just eight months after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Vicki Letele (Ngāti Maniapoto/Samoa) passed away last night surrounded by whānau.

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    Seven men sentenced to jail for large-scale meth production

    Seven men who were found guilty of large-scale methamphetamine production and distribution have today been sentenced in the Auckland High Court. Nearly two years ago today, the men were arrested as part of a long-running investigation by Detectives from the National Organised Crime Group (OFCANZ). 

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    Prison training incentive should match minimum wage- Green MP

    The Green Party Corrections spokesperson David Clendon says wages paid to prisoners training or working within prisons are below par. This follows Corrections' latest push urging employers to give work-ready offenders a job as part of its strategy to reduce re-offending.

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