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    Former inmates help reduce re-offending

    A Tikanga Māori programme facilitated by ex-prisoners in their role as teacher has motivated Waikeria prisoners to make positive changes in their lives.

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    Community Workers not suprised Māori are still worse off

    West Auckland community workers are not surprised by the Salvation Army's latest report, saying that Māori are still worse off.  The report says that Māori prisoner numbers are at a record high.  

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    Māori still worst off in Salvation Army report

    According to the latest report by the Salvation Army, Māori are still the worst off. The Moving Targets Report 2016 was released today. Children and high Māori prison rates were some of the concerns highlighted.  

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    Inmates giving back through Te Huarahi Oranga project

    Inmates at Auckland's Correctional Facility for Women are being rehabilitated through a horticulture project called Te Huarahi o Te Oranga.  It's not only inmates who benefit from the programme, but also families in need.

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    Offenders on bracelets to return to prison if no cellphone coverage

    Labour MP Kelvin Davis is concerned offenders with electronic bracelets who live outside cellphone coverage areas will be sent to prison.  The Department of Corrections says, if an offender proposes an address where there is no cell phone coverage, it will be deemed as unsuitable.

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    Māori detainee denied deportation from Christmas Island

    A mother of a Māori detainee on Christmas Island claims her son is being denied deportation to New Zealand after his numerous requests were refused.  Both the Australian and NZ Governments have stated that if New Zealanders want to leave the detention centre at Christmas Island, they are free to do so immediately, but that hasn't been the case.

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    Native Affairs Summer Series – Just us

    It's a powerful story of injustice. Fifteen years ago, three young girls were sent to jail for aggravated robbery. A crime they didn't commit. Luci Akatere was 15 years old. Her co-accused Tania Vini and McCushla Fuataha were just 14.  

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    Inmates vege garden flourishes at Paremoremo

    Prisoners at Paremoremo near Auckland are benefiting from vegetable garden flourishing at the prison. The produce is shared with community groups in the area.

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    High risk offenders offered a second chance at learning Te Reo Māori

    Today the doors of the high security unit in the Hawke's Bay Regional Prison were opened to family for a Te Reo Māori graduation. A unique opportunity for dangerous offenders to further their education.

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    Serco contract for Mt Eden prison will not be renewed

    Two days after Judith Collins was made the new Corrections Minister in a cabinet reshuffle, Corrections CEO Ray Smith has announced that Serco's contract to manage Mt Eden prison will not be renewed.

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