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  1. Video for Ngāti Porou artist highlights issues of incarceration, racism affecting Māori men
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    Ngāti Porou artist highlights issues of incarceration, racism affecting Māori men

    Chevron Hassett has a personal connection to the work because, during his childhood - from age 5 to 20, his father was in and out of prison.

  2. Video for Author wants Mt Eden prison turned into a penal museum
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    Author wants Mt Eden prison turned into a penal museum

    Should Mt Eden prison be turned into a penal museum?

  3. Video for Kelvin Davis proud of government achievements for Tai Tokerau
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    Kelvin Davis proud of government achievements for Tai Tokerau

    Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis is adamant - nothing would have changed if there wasn't a Māori minister.

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    Hosting elections in prison: what prisoners will go through

    Corrections chief custodial officer Neil Beales discusses how prisoners will take part in the general election.

  5. Video for People in jail because they're homeless - Julia Whaipooti
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    People in jail because they're homeless- Julia Whaipooti

    People are being held in jail on remand because they have nowhere to live. Lawyer Julia Whaipooti told p[ the coronavirus pandemic has increased court wait times by six to 12 months. She said people are being held on remand because they don’t have anywhere to live. We are publishing the article today. We extend the opportunity for comment on these matters, and if Judge Taumaunu would like to speak on this matter, we would welcome it.

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    Police, Serco confirm report of threat for Wiri prison

    A cordon is in place on Kiwi Tamaki Road as a precaution.

  7. Video for New commission to investigate miscarriages of justice
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    New commission to investigate miscarriages of justice

    The Criminal Case Review Commission will be an independent Crown entity investigating cases where people could have been wrongly imprisoned.

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    Should prisoners be able to vote? Public submissions called for

    Public submissions are being called for the Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill. The bill would allow prisoners with sentences shorter than three years to enrol to vote.

  9. Video for Miss Rotorua continues to support youth with her unique story
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    Miss Rotorua continues to support youth with her unique story

    International Women’s Day today also marks almost six months since the inspiring Evarna Koia, of Ngāti Maniapoto, won her title as Miss Rotorua. Koia is a former methamphetamine addict and has been imprisoned for theft as a teen, but has since turned her life around after attending Sunday church in prison.

  10. Video for Mother and daughters on a mission to support rangatahi offenders
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    Mother and daughters on a mission to support rangatahi offenders

    Maria, Ariana and Taasha Toetoe are using their relationship and the power of tikanga Māori to help rehabilitate rangatahi at an Auckland youth justice residence.

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