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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.

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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.

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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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    NZ needs to address porn problem- health worker

    Russell Waetford works with domestic violence perpetrators and says pornography has an influence on their behaviour. This follows the release of online site Pornhub's review for 2016 which says New Zealand is one its top countries in the world using the website.

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    Native Affairs Summer Series- Learning to trust again

    Everything negative that could happen to a person happened to Patricia Walsh. She was sent to jail for dealing drugs, was hooked on pure methamphetamine and suffered a life of violence. But an ultimatum from her son and then tertiary education helped Patricia's remarkable change.

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    New dark comedy play has serious prison message

    Rehearsals are underway for a new dark comedy play that explores the lives prisoners, is co-written by Māori actors and theatre makers Rob Mokaraka, Miriama McDowell and Jason Te Kare.

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    Gang member grateful for Angel Tree gifts

    Angel Tree workers are delivering donated gifts to children around the country whose parents are in prison.  Mongrel mob member, Hendrick Tiata says he's grateful for the joy the presents bring to his eight children who are part of the annual programme.

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    Report highlights need for focus on integration of ex-prisoners

    A Salvation Army Report has identified a number of areas it believes the Government should focus on to assist in the reintegration and re-offending of ex-prisoners.

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