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  1. Video for 'Hōkai Rangi wont reduce Māori numbers in prisons' - former inmate
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    'Hōkai Rangi wont reduce Māori numbers in prisons'- former inmate

    A former inmate see's The Hōkai Rangi Māori strategy as a form of rebranding stale and failed policies and wont do anything to reduce the number of Māori in prisons.  

  2. Video for Hōkai Rangi - designed to lower Māori incarceration and reoffending
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    Hōkai Rangi- designed to lower Māori incarceration and reoffending

    The move towards lowering the proportion of Māori in Corrections care to match the Māori share of the general population took another positive step today. Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis launched Hōkai Rangi designed to address the long-term challenge of Māori reoffending and imprisonment. The minister says the biggest change Hōkai Rangi brings is the idea that we are now going to treat the person - and not just their crime. 

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    Sir Graham Lowe- Corrections first patron

    Sir Graham Lowe is a Kiwi Rugby League icon who has trained the best in the business.  Now he is the first patron to be named for a graduating cohort of 65 new corrections officers.  

  4. Video for Te Ahu o Te Reo: Govt launches $12mil reo program
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    Te Ahu o Te Reo: Govt launches $12mil reo program

    Today, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis launched Te Ahu o Te Reo, a $12mil program set to normalise te reo Māori in the classroom.   The announcement was made in front of more than 150 students at an orientation day at Ōtaki Racecourse.  

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    A celebration, or a commemoration?

    National MP Paul Goldsmith wants the fact that Māori and Pākehā did meet, "imperfections and all", to be celebrated through Tuia Encounters 250, which marks 250 years since the arrival of Captain Cook and the Endeavour. The Minister in charge of Tuia 250, Māori-Crown Relations Minister Kelvin Davis says it's a commemoration, not a celebration.

  6. Video for The hardships of giving up drugs while on the inside
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    The hardships of giving up drugs while on the inside

    A former inmate and convicted drug dealer recalls the difficulty of overcoming a drug addiction while in prison.  It comes as Minister of Corrections Kelvin Davis announced $128.3mil funding to break the cycle of re-offending and boost addiction services within the prison system.  

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    Who is in charge of Māori Crown relations?- Nick Smith

    Confusion over which agency or minister is leading the Māori Crown relations sector has been raised in parliament this week.  

  8. Video for New $42mil programme to address racism across education system
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    New $42mil programme to address racism across education system

    The Ministry of Education initiated the programme after receiving consistent feedback that Māori students and their whānau experience racism and bias in schools.

  9. Video for Tears of joy over kōhanga reo funding announcement
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    Tears of joy over kōhanga reo funding announcement

    The government has announced that over 2,250 kōhanga reo staff throughout Aotearoa are set for a major boost in funding.  It is news which brings one of the movement's staunchest advocates to tears of joy. 

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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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