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  1. Video for Country band gets standing ovation in South Auckland prison
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    Country band gets standing ovation in South Auckland prison

    Old tunes stand the test of time

  2. Video for Prison-free Aoteaora could only happen with real justice, prison lobbyist says
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    Prison-free Aoteaora could only happen with real justice, prison lobbyist says

    The latest statistics show the number of prison inmates has reduced but Māori still make up more than 50% of those imprisoned.

  3. Video for Māori youth key to ending high Māori prison population rates
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    Māori youth key to ending high Māori prison population rates

     Imprisonment rates for young Māori men have significantly decreased and, according to statements by Justice Sir Joe Williams in an interview on Te Ao with Moana, the statistics back up his comments.

  4. Video for Prison advocacy group calls for Kelvin Davis to resign
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    Prison advocacy group calls for Kelvin Davis to resign

    People Against Prisons Aotearoa is calling for Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis to step down.

  5. Video for New exhibition explores lived realities and representation of Māori men
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    New exhibition explores lived realities and representation of Māori men

    Lower Hutt artist Chevron Hassetthas a new exhibition on show in Wellington, highlighting how systems of oppression and visual representation have impacted indigenous lives, sovereignty and autonomy.

  6. Video for Ngāti Porou artist highlights issues of incarceration, racism affecting Māori men
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    Ngāti Porou artist highlights issues of incarceration, racism affecting Māori men

    Chevron Hassett has a personal connection to the work because, during his childhood - from age 5 to 20, his father was in and out of prison.

  7. Video for Author wants Mt Eden prison turned into a penal museum
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    Author wants Mt Eden prison turned into a penal museum

    Should Mt Eden prison be turned into a penal museum?

  8. Video for Kelvin Davis proud of government achievements for Tai Tokerau
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    Kelvin Davis proud of government achievements for Tai Tokerau

    Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis is adamant - nothing would have changed if there wasn't a Māori minister.

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    Hosting elections in prison: what prisoners will go through

    Corrections chief custodial officer Neil Beales discusses how prisoners will take part in the general election.

  10. Video for People in jail because they're homeless - Julia Whaipooti
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    People in jail because they're homeless- Julia Whaipooti

    People are being held in jail on remand because they have nowhere to live. Lawyer Julia Whaipooti told p[ the coronavirus pandemic has increased court wait times by six to 12 months. She said people are being held on remand because they don’t have anywhere to live. We are publishing the article today. We extend the opportunity for comment on these matters, and if Judge Taumaunu would like to speak on this matter, we would welcome it.

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