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    New App helps Corrections staff learn te reo

    The newly established Tihi-o-Mānōno app is encouraging Department of Corrections staff members to learn te reo Māori.

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    New Chief District Court Judge carries on kaupapa of change

    The innovative practices of Māori focused courts can provide better examples of court practice and transformative change. That’s the view of Heemi Taumaunu, the first Māori to be appointed as Chief District Court Judge.

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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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    Sir Graham Lowe- Corrections first patron

    Sir Graham Lowe is a Kiwi Rugby League icon who has trained the best in the business.  Now he is the first patron to be named for a graduating cohort of 65 new corrections officers.  

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    No 'hide and seek' for sex-offenders near schools

    A members bill that would require the Department of Corrections to notify schools of sex offenders placed in their local communities was put in the ballot today by National MP Matt Doocey.

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    Once Were Warriors actor refuses dialysis in Corrections protest

    Former Once Were Warriors actor, Pete Smith is refusing life-saving dialysis treatment in protest over Corrections' treatment of an elderly Māori male prisoner brought in for his own dialysis.

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    The hardships of giving up drugs while on the inside

    A former inmate and convicted drug dealer recalls the difficulty of overcoming a drug addiction while in prison.  It comes as Minister of Corrections Kelvin Davis announced $128.3mil funding to break the cycle of re-offending and boost addiction services within the prison system.  

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    $133m to break Māori re-offending and imprisonment cycle

    A total of $133 million will focus on breaking the cycle of Māori re-offending and imprisonment, with an added Whānau Ora approach to reduce Māori prison numbers. A further $131 million will be spent to lift outcomes for people who interact with the justice system.      

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    Govt spends $98m on kaupapa Māori approach to tackle reoffending

    The $98 million investment into kaupapa Māori and whānau-centered initiatives are expected to help break the cycle of Māori reoffending and imprisonment.  

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    Inmates unjustly treated by corrections staff

    A veteran prison social worker supports an inmate's claim he has been unjustly treated by Corrections staff.

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