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  1. Video for Gang leaders responsible for prison fight clubs - Judith Collins
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    Gang leaders responsible for prison fight clubs- Judith Collins

    Labour's Kelvin Davis says privately run prisons have no place in New Zealand. It follows the release of a new report which reveals "weekly fight clubs" were taking place at Mt Eden's correctional facility.

  2. Video for Too many Māori and First Nations in jail - Canadian Justice Minister
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    Too many Māori and First Nations in jail- Canadian Justice Minister

    Canada’s first indigenous Attorney General and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould says there are too many Māori and First Nation’s people in jail – and she wants to do something about it.

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    Native Affairs – Legal Claim

    A Treaty of Waitangi Claim has been lodged against the New Zealand Justice System, seeking redress for bias and institutional racism. It's been promoted by a man once charged with manslaughter who was looking at a life sentence in prison.

  4. Video for Performing Arts has positive impact on Ngāwhā Prison inmates
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    Performing Arts has positive impact on Ngāwhā Prison inmates

    A Northland Region Corrections facility says performing arts is having a positive impact on the lives of inmates at Ngāwhā prison. Over the past year inmates have been recreating plays by William Shakespeare.

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    Effect of Māori in prisons similar to WWII losses

    A former prison worker says the generation of Māori men lost to prisons is similar to the losses Māori experienced during WW2.

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    Iwi supports Correction Department's recruitment of Māori into jobs

    Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust has come out in support of the Corrections Department's recruitment of Maori into careers within the department.  The Trust is working with the Ministry of Social Development and the Department of Corrections to fill some 350 Correction Officer vacancies nationally. 

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    Abuse of Aborigines nothing new

    An Aboriginal leader says the abuse of young boys in Australian custody is nothing new. Kyle Slabb from the Bunkulung tribe in the Gold Coast is one of the few who isn’t shocked by the disturbing footage released on the ABC network programme, Four Corners, this week.

  8. Video for Prisons are a place of crime not rehabilitation - Workman
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    Prisons are a place of crime not rehabilitation- Workman

    A Māori academic is calling for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into New Zealand's criminal justice system. Kim Workman made his recommendations at an urgent hearing of the Waitangi Tribunal discussing Māori incarceration rates.

  9. Video for Time to abolish prisons - Moana Jackson
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    Time to abolish prisons- Moana Jackson

    Māori Law academic Moana Jackson is calling for the abolition of prisons in NZ and says Ngāti Kahungunu would set up their own system to deal with tribal members that commit crime. Jackson presented his evidence at an urgent hearing before the Waitangi Tribunal over the alleged failure by the government to address the high Māori prison population.

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    Māori academic criticises prison policy at urgent hearing

    A Māori academic has called past government policies racist and a contributing factor to the high population of Māori in prisons.  Dr Rawiri Waretini-Karena presented evidence in an urgent hearing to the Waitangi Tribunal addressing the Crown's failure to reduce the Māori prison population. 

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