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  1. Video for Rally at parliament against Waikeria prison expansion
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    Rally at parliament against Waikeria prison expansion

    Campaigners say alternative measures need to be taken instead of spending $750mil on the construction.

  2. Video for Mixed iwi reaction to new 600 bed prison
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    Mixed iwi reaction to new 600 bed prison

    There's mixed reaction by iwi to the government's plan to build a new 600 bed facility at Waikeria Prison in Waikato, to relieve pressure on the growing prison population. 

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    Waikeria gets new 500-bed prison, mental health facility

    A new 500-bed prison and the country’s first 100-bed mental health facility will be built at the Waikato prison of Waikeria by 2022. This will replace the 100-year-old high-security “top jail”, which will be closed down.

  4. Video for Government to reveal plans for Waikeria Prison
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    Government to reveal plans for Waikeria Prison

    This afternoon, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis will reveal the government's plans for Waikeria Prison.

  5. Video for Prison reform group spreads its branches
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    Prison reform group spreads its branches

    A prison reform group has opened two new branches in Northland and Auckland with a focus on te reo and tikanga programmes to rehabilitate inmates.  The branches have been established as part of the Sir Peter Williams QC Penal Reform League.   

  6. Video for Police on the case to lower Māori crime rate
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    Police on the case to lower Māori crime rate

    Seventy-eight new police officers have graduated in the largest ever Auckland only recruit wing.  Among the graduates is Tauranga Moana descendant Wepiha Te Kanawa who is determined to reduce Māori incarceration rates.

  7. Video for No repeal for ineffective Three Strikes law
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    No repeal for ineffective Three Strikes law

    Justice Minister Andrew Little has indicated that the government will not repeal the controversial Three Strikes law after opposition from coalition partner NZ First.

  8. Video for Mega-prison will not go ahead
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    Mega-prison will not go ahead

    Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has confirmed that the government will not build a "mega-prison" in Waikeria.  

  9. Video for Restoring bikes equips prisoners with trade skills
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    Restoring bikes equips prisoners with trade skills

    Restoring bikes for children in state care is giving 30 Paremoremo prisoners an opportunity to learn new skills and a better chance to enter a trade on their release. The refurbished bikes will be donated to Oranga Tamariki to encourage kids to exercise outdoors. 

  10. Video for Prisoners restore 400 bikes for children in care
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    Prisoners restore 400 bikes for children in care

    Auckland prisoners involved in a recycling workshop have restored and donated more than 400 bikes to children in care.

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