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  1. Video for Driving progamme helps offenders in the BOP
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    Driving progamme helps offenders in the BOP

    The NZ Howard League for Penal Reform will now offer their driving programme for the next three years for offenders and ex-prisoners in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. The programme, which helps offenders obtain a driving license, has already helped over 40 people in the Whakatāne area since the pilot programme began in September.

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    How can the criminal justice system be more effective?

    The Safe and Effective Justice Programme Advisory Group is hearing from communities in Te Tairāwhiti, which panel member Julia Whaipooti says is one of the regions most affected by the criminal justice system.

  3. Video for Christmas festivities begin for 300 Angel Tree whānau
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    Christmas festivities begin for 300 Angel Tree whānau

    Festivities have already begun for 300 Auckland whānau of prison inmates.  In a first, the annual Angel Tree Christmas celebrations were hosted at Mataatua Marae in Māngere.

  4. Video for Implementing tikanga Māori rehabilitation across all prisons
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    Implementing tikanga Māori rehabilitation across all prisons

    Minister of Corrections, Kelvin Davis is currently seeking collaborative approaches with iwi leaders to find solutions to the Māori prison population problem.

  5. Video for Iwi-driven solutions to keep wāhine Māori out of prison
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    Iwi-driven solutions to keep wāhine Māori out of prison

    Māori women make up 62 percent of the inmates at Auckland Women's Prison and the number is rising.   Many will re-offend and now there's a call for whānau, hāpu and iwi to increase initiatives to stop the tide of Māori women being locked up.

  6. Video for 98-year-old Pākehā stalwart for Māori honoured
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    98-year-old Pākehā stalwart for Māori honoured

    98-year-old May Mackey has been awarded with the Queens Medal for helping those seeking employment in the cities, and those in trouble with the law.

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    Black Ferns to visit women's prison

    Black Ferns rugby players will visit the Auckland Region Women's Corrections Facility in Wiri, where they hope to inspire prisoners with their stories of overcoming hardships and setbacks to achieve their dreams and aspirations.

  8. Video for New kaupapa Māori approach for high-risk youth offenders
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    New kaupapa Māori approach for high-risk youth offenders

    The Children's Commissioner is looking to change the way New Zealand cares for high-risk youth offenders.

  9. Video for Solutions not just talk wanted from criminal justice summit
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    Solutions not just talk wanted from criminal justice summit

    The government's criminal justice summit is underway and will address reform in the New Zealand justice system.

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    Extra police officers won't make NZ safer says advocacy group

    The Police Commissioner has announced 1,800 additional police officers but People Against Prisons Aotearoa says "more cops means there will be more people in prison".

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