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  1. Video for Call for independent inquiry into Springhill riot
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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.

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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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    Corrections Inspectorate to be strengthened- Minister

    The Corrections Inspectorate is to be strengthened with a package of measures designed to increase transparency and provide assurance on the running of our prisons.

  7. Video for Dispute over Corrections $10, 000 OIA request bill
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    Dispute over Corrections $10, 000 OIA request bill

    Prison advocacy group No Pride in Prisons is disputing a OIA request fee by Corrections of nearly $10,000. Spokesperson Emilie Rākete says their request to release reports into human rights abuse in New Zealand prisons is of public interest and should be met by the department.

  8. Video for NZ social policies off track - Salvation Army
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    NZ social policies off track- Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army's annual State of the Nation report, Off the Track, released today, shows New Zealand is veering off course, sometimes stalling or even going backwards when it comes to child poverty, housing, and crime and punishment. 

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    Salvation Army report highlights alarming rates of child poverty and homelessness

    Child Poverty, the rising prison population and homelessness are three major issues highlighted in the Salvation Army’s 2017 State of the Nation Report.

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    Sex therapy with a Māori world view

    Some inmates in New Zealand are receiving sex therapy through a unique Māori programme run by Manuera Life Development that uses Māori mythology to help them overcome historical sexual abuse.

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