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  1. Video for More Māori officers needed for Māori prisoners
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    More Māori officers needed for Māori prisoners

    The Department of Corrections is calling for more Māori workers in an effort to help reduce the Māori prison population.

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    Vicki Letele loses battle to cancer

    Just eight months after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Vicki Letele (Ngāti Maniapoto/Samoa) passed away last night surrounded by whānau.

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    Seven men sentenced to jail for large-scale meth production

    Seven men who were found guilty of large-scale methamphetamine production and distribution have today been sentenced in the Auckland High Court. Nearly two years ago today, the men were arrested as part of a long-running investigation by Detectives from the National Organised Crime Group (OFCANZ). 

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    Prison training incentive should match minimum wage- Green MP

    The Green Party Corrections spokesperson David Clendon says wages paid to prisoners training or working within prisons are below par. This follows Corrections' latest push urging employers to give work-ready offenders a job as part of its strategy to reduce re-offending.

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    $10mil to go towards improving Māori justice outcomes

    Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams have today announced $10 million for initiatives to improve Māori justice outcomes.

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    Call for independent inquiry into Springhill riot

    No Pride in Prisons is calling for an independent inquiry into the Spring Hill riot.  The Prisoner advocacy group say they have grave concerns about the recent Corrections report into the 2013 rampage that revealed several issues before the flare-up. 

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    Serco contract ends at the Mount

    Serco's contract for the management of Auckland's Mt Eden Corrections Facility comes to an end today.

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    Inmate's child's story wows Rotorua conference

    A 12-year-old girl from Washington DC stole the show at an inaugural conference for Incarcerated Parents in Rotorua today. Madison Strempek spoke of her journey as a child of a prisoner.

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    Rimutaka prison celebrates literacy and numeracy graduates

    Six inmates from Rimutaka prison graduated from a literacy and numeracy programme today. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has been contracted by Corrections to deliver the initiative giving priority to learners with the highest educational needs.

  10. Video for It’s cruel degrading treatment of prisoners – Kelvin Davis
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    It’s cruel degrading treatment of prisoners – Kelvin Davis

    Labour MP Kelvin Davis is condemning Corrections following an investigation which reveals the department has broken the law with the inhuman treatment of prisoners. The Chief Ombudsmen has released a report which includes incidents where tie down beds or waist restraints were used to manage severely at-risk prisoners.

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